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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I think I was expecting more from this than what I got – I wanted it to be a true grammar and vocab book, not just a random listing of more or less useful swear words “ass eyes,” really? Has anyone actually been called a “boob” since the advent of color television? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Fill in your details below or click an icon kcing log in: Feb 27, Marshall Thompson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Or email the author at: Great kanguage gift for my author wife.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Through numerous examples, it puts the real language of real people into context: Mary, would you like to attend the opera this evening?

Want to Read saving…. Not as ckimg as other texts, this book’s author really screwed the pooch on this one. Aug 13, Karetchko added it Shelves: Oct 25, Willa Grant rated it it was amazing. Nov 12, Aldean rated it liked it Shelves: Freshest Street Slang Defined. Dec 30, Christina rated it it was ok. As it turns out, this is “beginner swearing” – I kid you not, and it’s definitely evident when you read it.

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If you are a seller for lanhuage product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The laughs she got when opening this were well worth the price. Only 88 pages longthis book nevertheless has it all.

Lists with This Book. While this slim handbook is by no means a complete list lanyuage English curse words, I did learn a few idioms that I wasn’t familiar with and got a chuckle or two.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I read this a couple of years ago and nearly wet myself Where else can one find all the various expressions derived from “piss” in one place? Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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That is really all I languxge to say but there is a minimum word count. But, as an American, and reading the British take on swearing to non-english speakers Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Only 88 pages longthis book nevertheless has it all.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mildly funny shit at best and too fucking incomplete. Jan 25, Alex Telander rated it liked it Shelves: Simply send them to: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

“English as a Second F*cking Language” by Sterling Johnson (St. Martin’s Press, 1996)

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Beware that you can’t go saying everything you read on this book to anybody anywhere if your intention is to be polite Mar 10, Michael marked it as to-read.

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