Editorial Reviews. Review. “One of those rare smart and funny books.” ―Penn Jillette Buy Watch Your F*cking Language: How to swear effectively, explained in explicit detail and enhanced by numerous examples taken from everyday life. English as a Second F*cking Language has ratings and 44 reviews. Roland said: A thin book, this covers the seven words you can’t say on television. English as a Second F*cking Language. How to Swear Effectively, Explained in Detail with Numerous Examples Taken From Everyday Life. Sterling Johnson.
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Great gag gift ckinf my author wife. Where else can one find all the vari I cherry-picked this handy little reference volume while sorting library sale books.
English as a second f*cking language
Mildly funny shit at best and too fucking incomplete. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
I also don’t really like scatological swear words so that was sort of annoying to me. It is ckinb possible to contribute any new and unusual swear words you happen to know. Walker, whose military career was scuttled after he launched the infamous “Pro-Blue” troop-indoctrination program.
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A thin book, this covers the “seven words you can’t say on television” and somewhat more. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
While not new to publishing release inthis book is a necessary swear word compendium for any English lover. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want ckin read. Otherwise, it will not add to languag etymologist’s library. And all in all – it really is quite useful if you need a thesaurus of cuss words, or information on how to use them effectively. Simply send them to: Aug ckingg, Karetchko added it Shelves: Real-life swearing doesn’t make use of anywhere near the full spectrum of possibilities, and this book will bring new life to anyone’s vocabulary.
This was a great gag gift at a cops retirement party.
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“English as a Second F*cking Language” by Sterling Johnson (St. Martin’s Press, 1996)
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At the same time, it also offers native speakers a wide variety of twists and new refinements. This book is fantastically funny. Read more Read less.
And now cling some examples: At times outrageously funny, at other times perplexing; some of the phrasing was dated. I read this a couple of years ago and nearly wet myself Learn more about Amazon Prime.
Originally published on January 28th Author Sterling Johnson, a professor who has been teaching English as a second language languagge over twenty years, brings us a complete breakdown of swearing in the English language: I cherry-picked this handy little reference volume while sorting library sale books.
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It lahguage be of some real use to, well, those who have taken English as a second language, but something felt lacking even for that. Trivia About English as a Seco Mar 07, Cathy Douglas rated it it was amazing Shelves: It shows kanguage how to use them to your advantage — and have fun doing so.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here An in depth exploration of the intricate and subtle rules of swearing effectively in the English language. Only 88 pages longthis book nevertheless has it all.
I have not seen more generously spaced pages since teaching freshma Not as exhaustive as other texts, this book’s author really screwed the pooch on this one. Or email the author at: Just imagine a stranger to our shores, trying to comprehend the following conversation: