“To be sure, this is not a book for readers who might have an aversion to foul language or references to drugs and sex. Its 96 pages are replete with hilarious references, but don’t let that discourage you—Chris Baker and Jacob Hansen have ensured that naughty words serve the noble purpose of promoting good grammar.”
—The Weekly Standard
Grammar nerds Chris Baker and Jacob Hansen are the cofounders of The F*cking Word of the Day.
Then I saw this book at the local bookstore, read the first 5 pages, bought it, and finished it that day.
If you are (or have) a high schooler who needs to learn this stuff, this isn't a bad way to do it, but it's not funny enough on its own to earn a buy.
It is very helpful in that you can't help but remember the 'examples' because they are so not what you're used to reading!
I recently decided that I wanted to brush back up on my grammar and writing. The Elements of Style is usually to go-to book for all your grammar needs; however, even though it's... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Kyle
A must for anyone who teaches composition. Great parody of a classic. Makes a great gift for other members of the Grammar Police.Published 1 month ago by lawyergma
Very entertaining and instructive. It made the art of language accessible. I was able to read it in one sitting.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
It doesn't matter what kind of a day I am having. I can open this book to any section, read, and then laugh my a** off.
Nice work Chris Baker.
this was a fun christmas gift for my mother, who's an un-retired middle school grammar teacher. we all enjoyed prodding my mother to read vulgar grammar usage snippets as we rolled... Read morePublished 7 months ago by chris groves
Mature Teenager struggling with grammar was the target. It's a crass, but effective means to educate on a dry topic by using Baudy humor. Not for everyone.Published 8 months ago by Thomas C Stuart
An entertaining take on the S & W classic. It is an effective, engaging lampoon. It is also quite useful. A humorous retirement gift for an open-minded english teacher.Published 9 months ago by Rich M.