By Matt Groening
From AV Club:
"The controversy surrounding Bart Simpson whilst The Simpsons debuted as a series—won’t somebody safeguard the kids from the scourge of “Underachiever And happy with It” shirts?!—seems old fashioned two decades later. however it is helping clarify Bart Simpson’s consultant To existence, a made of the early Simpsons age whilst lots of the recognition serious about the 10-year-old rapscallion. within the publication, Bart bargains counsel on every thing from foodstuff to oldsters to intercourse and faith. even if many people wrote the publication, Matt Groening is the single one credited, and its dense structure recollects Groening’s existence In Hell sequence. simply because characters have constructed and the show’s voice has replaced, Bart’s consultant To existence is understandably a section dated 17 years later (see the connection with Simpsons bootleg shirts), yet like many of the books in this checklist, it’s a memento from a distinct pop-cultural age."
"Starved for the entire fact, man?
Take a chew out of this bitsy yet beefy package deal, brimming with morsels of wit, knowledge and worldly wisdom dropped at you through the single and purely Bartholomew J. Simpson. Get the hard–knocks evidence of lifestyles from the man who's obvious all of it, heard all of it, performed all of it and denies it all.
(The "J" stands for "Jo–Jo"...)"
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Add to that the two hundred pistoles that you are going to give me, and that will make exactly sixteen thousand francs that I will pay the first chance I get. MRS JOURDAIN (Aside to Mr Jourdain) There. Didn't I tell you? MR JOURDAIN Hush! DORANTE Loaning me that sum won't put you out, I hope. MR JOURDAIN Oh, no! MRS JOURDAIN (Aside to Mr Jourdain) That man is milking you dry. MR JOURDAIN Hold your tongue! DORANTE If that would inconvenience you, I could go elsewhere. MR JOURDAIN No, sir. MRS JOURDAIN He won't be happy until he's put you in the poorhouse.
Do you wish to write to her in verse? MR JOURDAIN No, no. No verse. PHLSPHY MSTR Then you only want prose? MR JOURDAIN No, I want neither prose nor verse. PHLSPHY MSTR But it's got to be one or the other, sir. MR JOURDAIN Why? PHLSPHY MSTR For the simple reason, sir, that one can only express one's self in prose or in verse. MR JOURDAIN Is there nothing then but prose or verse? PHLSPHY MSTR No, sir. All that is not prose is verse, and all that is not verse is prose. MR JOURDAIN And when one speaks, what's that?
Hoho! " Hold on, my friend. " Here you are, that's what your lordship gives you. He hands out more money. APPRENTICE Your lordship, we shall all drink to the health of your Grace. " Oh! Oh! Oh! Wait. Don't leave. "Your Grace" to me! (Aside) Good heavens, if he goes as far as Your Highness, he'll have my entire purse. (Aloud as he hands out more money) Here you are. " APPRENTICE We thank his Lordship most humbly for his generosity. MR JOURDAIN A good thing he stopped for I was about to give him everything.
Bart Simpson's Guide to Life: A Wee Handbook for the Perplexed by Matt Groening