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F in Exams: The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers

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ISBN13: 9780811878319
ISBN10: 0811878317
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The writing in this book is so bad, it deserves its own taxonomy of suckitude.

Gillian Flynn, Mary Roach, Dave Eggers, Rick Moody, Chuck Palahniuk…the list goes on. They all sucked once, and they all have the guts to share some of their crappiest early work in Drivel: an uplifting bit of voyeurism, based on the sold-out “Regreturature” stage shows in San Francisco, and brought to you by Litquake and the San Francisco Writers Grotto.

Within these pages youll find abstruse and esoteric poetry (bad); incoherent and illogical short stories (worse); bumfuzzling proto-journalism (shameful); and pretentious, overwrought journal entries (well not speak of this again).

Thanks to these courageous but foolhardy writers, the world now knows the real meaning of a work-in-progress.

Synopsis:

Wretched writing is the lowest of the low; it is a felonious assault on the English language. Exuberantly excessive, it is a sin committed often by amateurs and all-too-frequently by gifted writers having an off day. In short, its very bad writing. Truly bad. Appallingly bad.

Its also very funny.

A celebration of the worst writing imaginable, Wretched Writing includes inadvertently filthy book titles, ridiculously overwrought passages from novels, bombastic and confusing speeches, moronic oxymorons, hyperactive hyperbole, horribly inappropriate imagery in ostensibly hot sex scenes, mangled clichés, muddled metaphors, and unintended double entendres.

Sit back and enjoy these deliciously dreadful samples, and try not to cringe too much.

Synopsis:

"F" stands for "funny" in this perfect gift for students or anyone who has ever had to struggle through a test and needs a good laugh. Celebrating the creative side of failure in a way we can all relate to, F in Exams gathers the most hilarious and inventive test answers provided by students who, faced with a question they have no hope of getting right, decide to have a little fun instead. Whether in science (Q: What is the highest frequency noise that a human can register? A: Mariah Carey), the humanities (Q: What did Mahatma Gandhi and Genghis Khan have in common? A: Unusual names), math, or other subjects, these 250 entries prove that while everyone enjoys the spectacle of failure, it's even sweeter to see a FAIL turn into a WIN.

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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

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Natalia, September 4, 2011 (view all comments by Natalia)
It is very funny book. Will serve well when there is no time or mood for serious or semi-serious reading. I shared the book with wide range of readers, from elementary school aged kids to grown man. Everyone loved it.
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amyswinny, August 23, 2011 (view all comments by amyswinny)
This has to be one of the funniest books I have read in a long time. It had my husband and I in tears. I highly recommend.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780811878319
Subtitle:
The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers
Author:
Benson, Richard
Author:
Petras, Ross
Author:
Petras, Kathryn
Author:
Scott, Julia
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Subject:
Humor : General
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
General Humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110223
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.38 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18 up to 99

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Product details 128 pages Chronicle Books - English 9780811878319 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Wretched writing is the lowest of the low; it is a felonious assault on the English language. Exuberantly excessive, it is a sin committed often by amateurs and all-too-frequently by gifted writers having an off day. In short, its very bad writing. Truly bad. Appallingly bad.

Its also very funny.

A celebration of the worst writing imaginable, Wretched Writing includes inadvertently filthy book titles, ridiculously overwrought passages from novels, bombastic and confusing speeches, moronic oxymorons, hyperactive hyperbole, horribly inappropriate imagery in ostensibly hot sex scenes, mangled clichés, muddled metaphors, and unintended double entendres.

Sit back and enjoy these deliciously dreadful samples, and try not to cringe too much.

"Synopsis" by , "F" stands for "funny" in this perfect gift for students or anyone who has ever had to struggle through a test and needs a good laugh. Celebrating the creative side of failure in a way we can all relate to, F in Exams gathers the most hilarious and inventive test answers provided by students who, faced with a question they have no hope of getting right, decide to have a little fun instead. Whether in science (Q: What is the highest frequency noise that a human can register? A: Mariah Carey), the humanities (Q: What did Mahatma Gandhi and Genghis Khan have in common? A: Unusual names), math, or other subjects, these 250 entries prove that while everyone enjoys the spectacle of failure, it's even sweeter to see a FAIL turn into a WIN.
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