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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Mildly funny shit at best and too fucking incomplete. Freshest Street Slang Defined. Jan 25, Alex Telander rated it liked it Shelves: Notify me of new comments via lanhuage. I also don’t really like scatological swear words so that was sort of annoying to me. I picked it up this time so I could claim to have finished at least one book in the past two weeks!

English as a second f*cking language

The division was commanded by Maj. Hopefully this gosh darn book can help me out! The book screams ‘Rush job’ with its barebones intro, dust jacket and contents. I wouldn’t really recommend this book to actual students Email required Address never made public. Some chapter titles include: 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.


Read more Read less. But it IS funny! A tongue-in-cheek primer for swearing. Want to Read saving…. Everyone got a kick out of it. Buy the selected items together This item: A section on idioms is included, as well as a quiz where the reader is presented with a stressful situation and three possible responses. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. This is a book which has a funny approach on everyday language.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Jan 26, CoolBreeze rated it really liked it. And all in all – languqge really is quite useful if you need a thesaurus of cuss words, or information on how to use them effectively.

Post was not sent oanguage check your email addresses! This book is fantastically funny. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The laughs she got when opening this were well worth the price. An abosolute gem for those of us who are still immature.

How else does one know it’s cool to “eat,” but skanky to “eat the weenie”? Notify me of new posts via email. This book will help you ,anguage to utter profanities with confidence. Return to Book Page. This was a fun bathroom book to read. Martin’s Griffin first published June Great gag gift for my author wife. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


Sep 03, Academama rated it liked it. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Books by Sterling Johnson. World-renowned for his innovative lectures and workshops, Professor Sterling Johnson has been teaching English as a second language for over twenty years. I was hoping for more Where else can one find all the various expressions derived from “piss” in one place?

Nov 12, Aldean rated it liked it Shelves: Each term is highlighted, defined in proper dictionary style, synonyms are given and explored, and examples and counter-examples are considered for the differences between men and women.

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While this slim handbook is by no means a complete list of English curse words, I did learn a few idioms that I wasn’t familiar with and got a chuckle or two. As it turns out, this is “beginner swearing” – I kid you not, and it’s definitely evident when you read it.