Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys

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Random House Publishing Group, Jul 28, 2010 - Humor - 272 pages
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"Dave Barry is one funny human."
--San Francisco Examiner

For thousands of years, women have asked themselves: What is the deal with guys, anyway? What are they thinking? The answer, of course, is: virtually nothing. Deep down inside, guys are extremely shallow.

But that has not stopped Dave Barry from writing an entire book about them. If you're a guy--or if you're attempting to share a remote control with one--you need this book, because it deals frankly and semi-thoroughly with such important guy issues as:


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The role of guys in world history, including the heretofore-unknown relationship between the discovery of North America and golf
Why the average guy can remember who won the 1960 World Series, but not necessarily the names of all his children
The Noogie Gene
Why guys cannot simultaneously think and look at breasts
Secret guy orgasm-delaying techniques, including the Margaret Thatcher Method
Why guys prefer to believe that there is no such thing as a prostate
And much, much more



"Whether you're a guy--or attempting to share a bathroom with one--Barry has some wacky words of wisdom for you."
--USA Today


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User Review  - Daniel.Estes - LibraryThing

I first read Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys back in high school and it pretty much validated everything I suspected about my gender. Barry speaks the hilarious truth here. Women, if you ever ... Read full review

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User Review  - th1nkitup - LibraryThing

My favorite Barry book! My favorite part is the part about the caveGUYS, the worlds first DINO (prehistoric TIVO). Good job Dave!!!!! Read full review

Contents

The Role of Guys in History 13
14
The Biological Nature of Guys
33
The Social Development of Guys 55
54
Tips for Women 75
76
Guy Problems 93
94
Special Medical Concerns
123
Guys and Violence 151
150
The Domestic Side of Guys
177
Where Standards Came From
191
Conclusion
220
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About the author (2010)

Dave Barry is a professional journalist.  In this capacity, he has test-fired a potato cannon, driven the world's fastest lawnmower, barfed in an F-16 fighter jet, played the part of a corpse in an opera, picked his son up at junior high school in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, and used a sparking Barbie doll to set fire to a pair of underpants on national television.  But he also has a frivolous side.


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