Never Throw Stones at Your Mother: Irish Insults and Curses David Ross

ISBN: 9780862817794

Published: October 1st 2001

Paperback

128 pages


Description

Never Throw Stones at Your Mother: Irish Insults and Curses  by  David  Ross

Never Throw Stones at Your Mother: Irish Insults and Curses by David Ross
October 1st 2001 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 128 pages | ISBN: 9780862817794 | 4.49 Mb

The Irish may be the champions of the insult--few nations could assemble such an extensive lexicon of lethal weapons or make a mother cry by telling her that shes no more use than a chocolate teapot. From the earliest days of Irish history whenMoreThe Irish may be the champions of the insult--few nations could assemble such an extensive lexicon of lethal weapons or make a mother cry by telling her that shes no more use than a chocolate teapot.

From the earliest days of Irish history when mighty warriors cringed before the satirical bard, the art of insult has played an important role in the countrys culture. In this glowing collection, outlandishly creative insults are paired with Irish stock favorites. Sections on sports, schools and scholars, politicians, actors, authors, lawyers, men, women, and family life are punctuated with the burning writings of the Great Insulters--Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, George Bernard Shaw, and Oliver St.

John Gogarty.



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Never Throw Stones at Your Mother: Irish Insults and Curses":


nothre.com

©2010-2015 | DMCA | Contact us