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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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your ckin here Customers who bought this item also bought. That is really all I have to say but there is a minimum word count.

While not new to publishing release inthis book is a necessary swear word compendium for any English lover.

English as a second f*cking language

One person found this helpful. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, lanugage it in, give it a second life. Otherwise, it will not add to the etymologist’s library. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Also, the book wasn’t quite as exhaustive as I’d like: You are commenting using ccking WordPress. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

It also taught me a lot about the origin of some curse words.


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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The laughs she got when opening this were well worth the price.

I also don’t really like scatological swear words so that was sort of annoying to me. I picked it up this time so Cling could claim to have finished at least one book in the past two weeks!

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

Freshest Street Slang Defined. Only 88 pages longthis book nevertheless has it all. A tongue-in-cheek primer for swearing. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

It is also possible to contribute any new and unusual swear words you happen to know. Don’t have a Kindle?

World-renowned for his innovative lectures and workshops, Professor Sterling Johnson has been teaching English as a second language for over twenty years. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Return to Book Page. Not what I expected.

Mildly funny shit at best and too fucking incomplete. I thought it was sort basic and elementary, and frankly, there were a lot of really great swears left out.

Mary, would you like to attend the opera this evening? And, you’ll be sure next time you need to swear, you’ll be syntactically correct! At times outrageously funny, at other times perplexing; some of the phrasing was dated.

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. Has anyone actually been called a “boob” since the advent of color television? In the English language, swearing is essential to effective communication.


Funny but tries too hard. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: But, as an American, and reading the British take on swearing to non-english speakers Share your thoughts with other customers. An in depth exploration of the intricate and subtle rules of swearing effectively in the English language. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I’m going to hold onto it for the next time my European cousins come to visit.

And all in all – it really is quite useful if you need a thesaurus of cuss words, or information on how to use them effectively. Sep 03, Academama rated it liked it. My friend laughed when he saw me order this but it is really useful. I languqge this a while back. Imprescindible para malhabladas como yo. Dec 30, Christina rated it it was ok.