Synopses & Reviews
Here is the complete guide to vulgarismo--the key to understanding Spanish as it is really spoken--from basic vocabulary to fanciful colloquialisms, from hardcore curses to pithy epithets for all occasions. The survival guide for everyone who has ever wanted to learn real Spanish. Line drawings.
A collection of hard-core curses, colorful colloquialisms, and streetwise slang never taught in Spanish class includes sample conversations, painless quizzes, tips on body gestures, and discussions of Spanish history, culture, and cuisine complete with delightful cartoons."
Table of Contents
I. The Basics
Both Proper and Profane
Likely Subjects to Be Roundly Cursed
Pronouncing, Pros and Cons
II. The Many Ways of Dirty Self-Expression
First, That Mierda Word
III. The Body
Functional and Graphic
IV. Sex, Everybody?
From Carnal Knowledge to Mother Love
V. Filthy Flights of Fancy
Or, How to Get Even with Your Car, Spanish Style
How to Completely Fuck Up Your Pet
VI. No, I Am Not a Turista!
Or, Where the Holy Hell Am I?
From the Night Before to the Morning After
VII. The Graces
Or, How to Turn Good Clean Fun into Devilish Dirt
Just Hanging Out and Shooting the Mierda!
VIII. Sorry, It's Really Big Test Time!