English as a Second F*cking Language

How to Swear Effectively, Explained in Detail with Numerous Examples Taken From Everyday Life

Sterling Johnson

St. Martin's Griffin

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America swears by it!

In the English language, swearing is essential to effective communication. Whether you want to succeed in business, school, or social circles, a strong command of vocabulary is absolutely necessary. Just imagine a stranger to our shores, trying to comprehend the following conversation:

John: Mary, would you like to attend the opera this evening?
Mary: F*cking-A. should I wear my black dress?
John: Why the f*ck not?
Mary: F*cked if I know-Oh, f*ck! I just remembered. It got f*cked up in the wash.
John: Well, f*ck the opera. Let's stay home and f*ck.
Mary: Good f*cking idea.

English as a Second F*cking Language (ESF*L) is the perfect way for nonnative speakers to learn the basics of swearing. At the same time, it also offers native speakers a wide variety of twists and new refinements. Page after page, ESF*L provides a smorgasbord of swearing synonyms designed to boost your vocabulary-everything from the conventional d*mn and sh*t to a host of more inventive terms that would make any truck driver blush. And when you're finished reading, our Final F*cking Exam is the perfect test of your swearing skills. You'll be surprised by how much you've learned!

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English as a Second F*cking Language
FUCKFuck is the mother of all words. Short and effective, it gets to the root of creation.The euphemisms for fuck are cumbersome and inexact. One example will make our point: 
example: 
Some Romeo! What a namby-pamby mouthful! In the time it takes to say it, you could fuck a half-dozen times. 
Fuck is sometime called the F-Word. Avoid that term. Just say fuck. 
fuckThe word's meaning, both as noun and verb, is sexual and positive. However, many of its extended, nonsexual meanings can be negative.

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"Great f*cking book!" --Stephen King

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Sterling Johnson

World-renowned for his innovative lectures and workshops, Professor Sterling Johnson has been teaching English as a second language for over twenty years. He now lives in Pacific Grove, California, where he enjoys a "nice f*cking day" as much as the next fellow.

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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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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
June 1996
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312143299
ISBN10: 031214329X
4 1/2 x 8 inches, 96 pages
$9.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
June 1996
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429997461
ISBN10: 142999746X
96 pages
$7.12
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