Rude Hand Gestures of the World: A Guide to Offending without Words

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Chronicle Books, Oct 21, 2011 - Humor - 128 pages
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A hand gesture is arguably the most effective form of expression, whether you re defaming a friend's mother or telling a perfect stranger to get lost. Learn how to go beyond just flipping the bird with this illustrated guide to rude hand gestures all around the world, from asking for sex in the Middle East to calling someone crazy in Italy. Detailed photographs of hand models and subtle tips for proper usage make Rude Hand Gestures of the World the perfect companion for globe-trotters looking to offend.
 

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User Review  - Kate Elliott - Goodreads

NOW I KNOW HOW TO PISS OFF THE WORLD! Read full review

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User Review  - Mms Mamdouh Al Shamy - Goodreads

I see it as eye-opener to the common hand gestures that make u realize that we are all common even in our rudeness. It is funny to see that there are almost identical hand gestures across the world ... Read full review

Contents

Estupido
64
Left Hand
78
Beast
98
Fodeu
112
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Romana Lefevre is an Austin, Texas-based writer. She spends half of the year traveling the world studying offensive language patterns of different cultures.

Daniel Castro is a San Francisco-based photographer.

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