By Rufus Lodge
An a laugh, informative, arguable and completely irreverent background of the world's favorite word.
F, U, C and okay -- 4 letters which could reason outrage, scandal, embarrassment or speedy reduction in case you hit your thumb with a hammer.
In this wide-ranging and regularly hilarious background of the F-word, Rufus inn searches out the origins of our language's hottest obscenity, and chronicles its dramatic arrival in our daily lives. As he discovers, the F-word should be heard between aristocrats and astronauts, rock stars and royals, poets and politicians, even within the corporation of pop Ted and Basil Brush.
No-one is secure from the F-word's outrageous growth, as blameless animals, aromatic moms and squeaky-clean television hosts are dragged into the fray. the solid of characters contains Shakespeare, the Beatles, Andy Murray, T.S. Eliot, Elton, Camilla and everybody unlucky adequate to stay in an Austrian city with a really embarrassing name.
F*** is a cavalcade of useful anecdotes, ancient learn, filthy jokes and definitions too devious for any good dictionary -- certain to make you snort, and expand your vocabulary*.
* The writer takes no accountability for any embarrassment brought on while readers drop the F-bomb after examining this book.