X-Treme Latin: Unleash Your Inner Gladiator

X-Treme Latin: Unleash Your Inner Gladiator

by Henry Beard


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X-Treme Latin: Unleash Your Inner Gladiator by Henry Beard

The master of American wit-whose books have sold more than four million copies combined-delivers a hilarious handbook of Latin phrases for saying what's really on your mind, without any consequences.
In staff meetings and singles bars, on freeways and fairways- there are aggravating people lurking everywhere these days. But bestselling humorist Henry Beard has the perfect comeback for all prickly situations, offering a slew of quips your nemesis won't soon forget, or even understand.
Henry's gift is his ability to make fun of popular culture and the current zeitgeist. In X-Treme Latin he provides Latin with an attitude, an indispensable phrasebook that taps the secret power of Latin to deliver, in total safety, hundreds of impeccable put- downs, comebacks, and wisecracks. Within its pages you will learn how to insult or fire coworkers, blame corporate scandals on someone else, cheer at a World Wrestling Entertainment match, talk back to your computer or Game Boy, deal with your road rage, evade threatening situations, snowboard in style, talk like Tony Soprano, and much more.
With dozens more zingers for quashing e-mail pranks, psyching out your golf opponent, giving backhanded compliments, talking back to the television, and evading awkward questions, X-Treme Latin is destined for magnus popularity and will have readers cheering, "Celebremus!"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592400140
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/08/2004
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.44(w) x 7.84(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Founder of National Lampoon magazine, Henry Beard is one of America's bestselling humor writers. He has written more than ten previous books, including the classics Miss Piggy's Guide to Life (more than one million copies sold) and O. J.'s Legal Pad (more than 600,000 copies sold). His previous Latin laughs, Latin for All Occasions and Even More Latin for All Occasions, top 200,000 copies in print together.

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