Synopses & Reviews
With over 100,000 copies in print, the 2008 release Jokes Every Man Should Know
proved that some subjects are evergreen—especially when packaged in a stylish pocket-size hardcover. Now Quirk is proud to introduce the perfect companion volume: Insults Every Man Should Know
. From the ancient Chinese insult “Screw your ancestors for eighteen generations back” to Jeff Foxworthy’s “Just how many times were you circumcised?” this handsome anthology collects the world’s finest insults, along with commentary and historical context. Topics include:
• Insulting Someone’s Intelligence
• Insulting Someone’s Sexual Prowess
• Insults for the Office
• Comebacks, Insulting Gestures, and Backhanded Compliments
• And much more!
Hard-Hitting Insults for Every Occasion
Insulting Someone s Intelligence
Insulting Someone s Sexual Prowess
Insults for the Office
Insults on Game Day
Insults throughout History
Insults from around the World
Plus insulting gestures, backhanded compliments, comebacks, all the things you should never say about someone's mama, and much more "
About the Author
Nick Mamatas is a novelist, blogger, and editor renowned for his blistering responses to the stupid things people say on the Internet. His nonfiction has appeared in Razor, The Village Voice and In These Times. A native New Yorker, he now lives in the San Francisco Bay area.