The F Word
Publish date: September 4th 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Cross-posted on Soapboxing This review is dedicated to my friend Eh! Updating this review after Alexis and I had a selfie-off with books about cussing. She began with a photo of herself with the Encyclopedia of Swearing; I countered with one of me holding up this book. So, who (s)wore it better?...
This book caught my eye when I was browsing round a bookshop a few years ago. Well it is quite eye-catching - what with it being bright yellow and having the asterisked legend 'f***' embossed in black on the cover.The editor, Jesse Sheidlower lives in Manhattan with "his wife, his dog, his two razor...