Manslations: Decoding the Secret Language of Men

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Jan 1, 2009 - Self-Help - 240 pages
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Why doesn't my man get me flowers?
Easy - because flowers don't do anything cool.

Will I scare him off if I call him first?
No way. Well, not unless he's actually terrified of his phone, in which case you likely have bigger problems.

Why can't he just talk to me about our relationship?
Yeah . . . and how come a gazelle never waits around to see if that lion is friendly?

Men sometimes seem impossible to understand. But it turns out they're about as easy to read as coloring books - if you know what you're looking for. Manslations answers all these questions and more in this hilarious - and honest - guide to what men say, who they are, and why they behave the way they do.

"When that guy told you - within thirty seconds of introducing himself at the bar - that he drives a hybrid because he cares about the environment, the manslation is that he was trying to work his way into your bikini areas."

Manslations reveals the golden rule that helps you figure out what never to worry about (and what to lose sleep over), plus the two key questions that will help unlock the meaning behind even the most confusing male actions. Capped off by a man-to-woman phrasebook, this is the only relationship guide you'll ever need.


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User Review  - bookwormteri - LibraryThing

Very cute and funny...probably more truthful than many other "Why doesn't he call me?" or "Why can't men talk about their feelings?" books. Enjoyable, very humorous. Read full review

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Basic Manslations Theory or the Stuff You Dont Know
Of Myths and Men or Stuff you Dont Even Know You Dont Know
The Notorious SEX or Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here
First Date Dos and Donts or Youre Not Wearing That Are You?
PostDate Debriefing and Aftermath or Sitting at Home and Freaking Out
Men and Their Things or Sometimes a Remote is Just a Remote
Having the Talk or How to Communicate with a Man Without Causing Him to Exit Via the Fire Escape
Manslating Literature TV and the Movies or Why Nobody in the Real World Ends Up with McDreamy
Twelve Months of Holiday confusion Solved
Manslations to the Top Thirteen Male Conundrums or RealLife Problems Crushed to Dust by the Power of Manslation
Final Thoughts or Is That All There Is?
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Jeff Mac began a career in stand-up comedy at age 33. Within three years he was invited to perform his original standup on Comedy Centralís newest showcase program, Live at Gotham. Heís also worked in TV and radio as a voiceover artist. He lives in Brooklyn.

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