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

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Write a customer review. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? America swears by it! The division was commanded by Maj. Notify me of new comments via email. Not a book to be taken seriously at least, not in this reviewer’s humble opinionthis slender volume was the source of much mirth to my entire circle of friends.


Between this book and the Urban Dictionary, one has access to a veritable thesaurus of the profane. You’ll be surprised by how much you’ve learned! Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. 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.

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Or email fking author at: Learn more about Amazon Prime. Sep 05, Tracey rated it liked it Recommends it for: Everyone got a kick out of it. But, as an American, and reading the British take on swearing to non-english speakers Trivia About English as a Seco Martin’s Griffin first published June I’m going cming hold onto it ckign the next time my European cousins come to visit.

A tongue-in-cheek primer for swearing. As it turns out, this is “beginner swearing” – I kid you not, and it’s definitely evident when you read it. Explore the Home Gift Guide. May 15, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: It is also possible to contribute any new and unusual swear words you happen to know.


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It goes without saying that this is a book that I really should read. Jul 09, Leo rated it really liked it Shelves: With plenty of dialogues and cross-referencing, this book is both easy to use and educational.

Some chapter titles include: Think how funny this would be if it actually served as a language immersion book for ESL folk. Jan 26, CoolBreeze rated it really liked it. Disappointing, and not even that funny. Refresh and try again. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Simply send them to: Freshest Street Slang Defined. Published June 15th by St. As I learned my English from American college kids, I already knew almost all the words and expressions in this little book, but it’s still entertaining as it’s written in a very humorous way.