By P. G. Wodehouse
A suite of fantastic articles, poems, and tales by means of that grasp of comedy and issues, P. G. Wodehouse, the writer of My guy Jeeves. comprises "Some features of Game-Captaincy," "An Unfinished Collection," "The New Advertising," "The mystery Pleasures of Reginald," "My conflict with Drink," "In protection of Astigmatism," "Jeeves Takes Charge," and lots more and plenty extra!
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Advanced Swearing Handbook_Insid32 32 32 04/08/2005 11:29:56 That’s just one of the conclusions that the good professor has reached in his swearing studies and – for want of a better expression – he’s pretty fucking pissed off that not enough psychologists are interested in swearing. He thinks they’re too embarrassed to tackle the subject. The pussies. Another finding that Professor Jay has unearthed is that, on average, 3% of all conversations at work involve obscenities as do 13% of our conversations while we’re ‘at leisure’.
Advanced Swearing Handbook_Insid31 31 31 04/08/2005 11:29:56 The Psychology of Swearing You’ll be pleased to hear that, according to one of the world’s top experts on swearing, our aptitude for swearing and cursing does not diminish with age. , Professor of Psychology at North Adams State University in Massachusetts, states that even when a debilitating illness such as Alzheimer’s robs someone of their ability to communicate, the capacity to swear is almost always the last thing to go. Advanced Swearing Handbook_Insid32 32 32 04/08/2005 11:29:56 That’s just one of the conclusions that the good professor has reached in his swearing studies and – for want of a better expression – he’s pretty fucking pissed off that not enough psychologists are interested in swearing.
One of his helpful tips to prevent swearing at work is to ‘imagine that your sweet little grandmother is always standing next to you’. Advanced Swearing Handbook_Insid40 40 40 04/08/2005 11:29:57 Cunts at the Dinner Table The less educated described it as ‘cuntshaped plates’ whereas the art cognoscenti recognised artist, author and feminist Judy Chicago’s exhibit as a symbol of women’s achievements in Western civilisation. The plates are part of Judy’s exhibit ‘The Dinner Party’ which, since its completion in 1979, has been seen by over a million people in six countries on three continents before taking up residence at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.