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X-treme Latin By Henry Beard

X-treme Latin by Henry Beard

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A funny handbook of Latin phrases for saying what's really on your mind, without any consequences.

X-treme Latin Summary

X-treme Latin by Henry Beard

In X-TREME LATIN bestselling author Henry Beard provides Latin with attitude in an indispensable phrasebook that taps the secret power of Latin to deliver, in total safety, hundreds of impeccable put-downs, comebacks and wisecracks. Tell annoying colleagues to 'Baisa aspidem meam' (kiss my basilisk) or let your friends know what you really think of their boyfriends 'Amicus tuus vir expers rationis est. Alicubi viculus barone suo privatur' (He's a total moron. Somewhere there's a village missing its idiot). Learn Latin mob-speak or New Age discourse, Hollywood Latin or sushi bar chitchat. With dozens of zingers for quashing e-mail pranks, psyching out your golf opponent, giving backhanded compliments and evading awkward questions, X-TREME LATIN has a phrase for every occasion. 'Tete futue'

X-treme Latin Reviews

'it is a sophisticated read' -- The Spectator (Bevis Hillier) 20041211 'This rollicking read of Latin quips, insults and general wise-cracking mischief delivers all you need to intelligently flatten your enemies.' -- The Good Book Guide 20040410 'Funny and educational' -- The Guardian 20040911

About Henry Beard

Henry Beard is one of America's bestselling humour writers, and is the author of two bestselling Latin laughs, LATIN FOR ALL OCCASIONS and EVEN MORE LATIN FOR ALL OCCASIONS. He lives in New York.

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X-treme Latin by Henry Beard
Used - Very Good
Headline Publishing Group
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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