How To Swear

At Sixes and Sevens

Grasping how to swear is a crucial skill for any English speaker. Owing to the rich and complex history of swearing, a single word can have a host of different nuances - from expressing surprise, excitement, anger, celebration, disgust, to the condition of being terribly vexed. With the assistance of charts and flow diagrams, learn all you need to know including: the building blocks of an effective insult; the adverbial uses of various types of animal excrement; and the different parts of speech a swear word can fulfil. We kid you not, Sherlock.

Details
  • Author: Wildish, Stephen
  • Publisher: Random House UK Ltd
  • Format: Hardback
  • Publication Date: 19/10/2017
  • ISBN: 9781785036415
  • B-Code: B031052
  • Pages: 192
  • Dimensions: 222x138mm