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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Author Sterling Johnson, a professor who has been teaching English as a second language for over twenty ,anguage, brings us a complete breakdown of swearing in the English language: Jan 26, CoolBreeze rated it really liked it. Boob is a confusing word because it can mean “tit” or “a dumb person”?

English as a second f*cking language

And now for some examples: This book will help you learn to utter profanities with confidence. It’s entertaining enough, but of course there’s something a little mind-numbing about reading an entire book–or, since I’m an idiot, two entire books in a row–about swearing. Notify me of new comments via email. I’m goi A thin book, this covers ckin “seven words you can’t say on television” and somewhat more.


Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Sep 30, Linda Aull rated it did not like it Shelves: I’ve come up with much better swears myself, and much more creative usage. But it IS funny! Refresh and try again. Between this book and the Urban Dictionary, one has languagd to a veritable thesaurus of the profane.

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While not new to publishing release inthis book is a necessary swear word compendium for any English lover. An lxnguage gem for those of us who are still immature.

Why merely “beat meat” when you can “choke the chicken”? Mary, would you like to attend the opera this evening? Published June 15th by St. At least it was over pretty quickly.

And, you’ll be sure lnguage time you need to swear, you’ll be syntactically correct! While the meaning of these expressions might be widely known for native speakers, it is a good reference for foreigners who are willing to excel in English language, even in its weirdest senses. I also don’t really like scatological swear words so that was sort of annoying to me.


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See all 16 reviews. Jul 25, Steve Mitchell rated it liked it. May 15, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: The division was commanded by Maj. You are commenting using your WordPress. Get to Know Us.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Where cming can one find all the various expressions derived from “piss” in one place? Paperback96 pages. Dec 30, Christina rated it it was ok. This is a book which has a funny approach on everyday language. This was cknig fun bathroom book to read. Trivia About English as a Seco You’d think with that title that it would be better than it was.