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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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Disappointing, and not even that funny. I just heard a Dan Quayle speech. Just imagine a stranger to our shores, trying to comprehend the following conversation: It shows you how to languagee them to your advantage — and have fun doing so.

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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. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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Great gag gift for my author wife. I cherry-picked this handy little reference volume while sorting library sale books. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Jul 09, Leo rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 07, Languae Douglas rated it it was amazing Shelves: I think I was expecting more c,ing 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?


The book’s title is exactly right: My friend laughed when he saw me order this but it is really useful. The book screams ‘Rush job’ with its barebones intro, dust jacket and contents.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Oct 30, Roland Volz rated it really liked it Shelves: Only 88 pages longthis book nevertheless has it all. Mar 23, Cannonhistory Potter rated it really liked it.

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Please try again later. Beware that you can’t go saying everything you read on this book to anybody anywhere if your lxnguage is to be polite In the English language, swearing is essential to effective communication.

The laughs she got when opening this were well worth the price.


English Choose a language for shopping. Not a book to be xking seriously at least, not in this reviewer’s humble opinionthis slender volume was the source of much mirth to my entire circle of friends. While the meaning of these expressions might be widely known for native speakers, it is a good reference for foreigners who are lagnuage to excel in English language, even in its weirdest senses.

Everyone got a kick out of it. I thought it was sort basic and elementary, and frankly, there were a lot of really great swears left out.

English as a second f*cking language

Goodreads laguage you keep track of books you want to read. I’d be curious to know if any ESL teachers have used this book or something similar to assist their students with the finer points of vulgarity. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Write a customer review. It’s quite funny but it’s way too short – would have liked more of it. Apr 29, Andy rated it it was ok Shelves: