- Name: Erma Bombeck
- Born: 02/21/1927
- Died: 04/22/1996 (69 years old)
- Occupation: Humorist, syndicated columnist, writer
Erma Louise Bombeck (née Fiste; February 21, 1927 – April 22, 1996) was an American humorist who achieved great popularity for her newspaper column that described suburban home life from the mid-1960s until the late 1990s. Bombeck also published 15 books, most of which became bestsellers. From 1965 to 1996, Erma Bombeck wrote over 4,000 newspaper columns, using broad and sometimes eloquent humor, chronicling the ordinary life of a midwestern suburban housewife. By the 1970s, her columns were read semi-weekly by 30million readers of the 900 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.
Birth Name: Erma Louise Fiste
Birth Place: Bellbrook, Ohio, U.S.
Death Place: San Francisco, California, U.S.
Erma Bombeck quotes :
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.Erma Bombeck
A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday.Erma Bombeck
Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub.Erma Bombeck
Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.Erma Bombeck