In English, swearing is essential to effective communication. Whether one wants to succeed in business, school, or social circles, a strong command of unprintable language is absolutely necessary. Employing a helpful “Need to Know, ” “Nice to Know, ” and “Forget It” system for identifying swear words, English as a Second Fcking Language offers an informative–and funny–look at taboo words and expressions to boost readers’ vocabularies.
You’d think with that title that it would be better than it was. I thought it was sort basic and elementary, and frankly, there were a lot of really great swears left out. As it turns out, this is “beginner swearing” – I kid you not, and it’s definitely evident when you read it. It was ok…I’ve come up with (much) better swears myself, and much more creative usage.