Outrageous Thai: Slang, Curses and Epithets (Thai Phrasebook)

Outrageous Thai: Slang, Curses and Epithets (Thai Phrasebook)

by T. F. Rhoden
     
 

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This is a user–friendly and concise Thai phrase book and guide to Thai slang and Thai curses.

The Thai people love fun and laughter. They appreciate foreigners who speak their language. But how would they react to foreigners who throw insults in the Thai language and know how to make them blush at the use of direct and vulgar Thai words? This

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This is a user–friendly and concise Thai phrase book and guide to Thai slang and Thai curses.

The Thai people love fun and laughter. They appreciate foreigners who speak their language. But how would they react to foreigners who throw insults in the Thai language and know how to make them blush at the use of direct and vulgar Thai words? This Thai phrasebook, while designed to teach non–Thais to understand that spoken language on the street or in everyday life, also teachers powerful words. So, be cautious. A non–Thai, will appreciate the opportunity to learn some really strong and direct language that his Thai colleagues would rather he not know. Learn how to call someone hot or ugly, a walrus or a potbelly, stupid or a hypocrite. Know how to put off lechers by saying "Piss off!" in the strongest possible way. Not just a simple phrasebook, Outrageous Thai teaches how to really speak Thai, and understand the Thai language. Know what Thais really mean and answer back. Features of this Thai phrasebook are:

  • Compact travel size
  • Hundreds of colorful Thai phrases organized by topic and use
  • Extensive explanations of context and culture
  • All phrases shown in written Thai script, Romanized Thai and English

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462910311
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
10/16/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
168
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

T. F. Rhoden was a student and United States Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand.

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