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How to Swear Around the World

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With this helpful guide, learn to tell people off like a native no matter where you are in the world.
An essential phrasebook for the world traveler, How to Swear Around the World features dozens of favorite curses, insults, and sayings from all over the globe. Get rid of a pesky hanger-on in Brazil by telling him to dig for potatoes—vai ceifar batatas. To express disgust toward your brown-nosing German friend, accuse him of being a bicycle-rider—radfahrer, or tell someone off in Laos by letting him know you think his mother enjoys keeping intimate company with dogs—Ma see mea mung! Make new friends and enemies abroad with this handy guide filled with fighting words, scatological expressions, dozens of ways to insult someone's mother, and many other suitably offensive phrases.
Also features phonetic pronunciations and handy illustrations to provide guidance to these colorful exclamations.
"As useful as it is hilarious, Sacher's How to Swear Around the World teaches readers all kinds of vulgar phrases in dozens of different languages. Feel free to call Expedia and curse out their airfare prices using any of the book's quotes." —Complex.com

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Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

Kindle Book

  • Release date: October 12, 2021

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781452121833
  • Release date: October 12, 2021

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781452121833
  • File size: 6686 KB
  • Release date: October 12, 2021

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

With this helpful guide, learn to tell people off like a native no matter where you are in the world.
An essential phrasebook for the world traveler, How to Swear Around the World features dozens of favorite curses, insults, and sayings from all over the globe. Get rid of a pesky hanger-on in Brazil by telling him to dig for potatoes—vai ceifar batatas. To express disgust toward your brown-nosing German friend, accuse him of being a bicycle-rider—radfahrer, or tell someone off in Laos by letting him know you think his mother enjoys keeping intimate company with dogs—Ma see mea mung! Make new friends and enemies abroad with this handy guide filled with fighting words, scatological expressions, dozens of ways to insult someone's mother, and many other suitably offensive phrases.
Also features phonetic pronunciations and handy illustrations to provide guidance to these colorful exclamations.
"As useful as it is hilarious, Sacher's How to Swear Around the World teaches readers all kinds of vulgar phrases in dozens of different languages. Feel free to call Expedia and curse out their airfare prices using any of the book's quotes." —Complex.com

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