Rude Bitches Make Me Tired: Slightly Profane and Entirely Logical Answers to Modern Etiquette Dilemmas

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Macmillan, Oct 22, 2013 - Humor - 272 pages
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In this always sensible and mildly profane etiquette manual for the modern age Celia Rivenbark addresses real-life quandaries ranging from how to deal with braggy playground moms to wondering if you can have sex in your aunt's bed on vacation to correctly grieving the dearly departed (hint: it doesn't include tattoos or truck decals). Rude Bitches Make Me Tired will provide answers to all your mannerly questions as Celia discusses the social conundrums of our day and age, including:

    Navigating the agonies of check splitting ("Who had the gorgonzola crumbles and should we really care?")The baffling aspects of airline travel (such as "Recline Monster" and other animals)The art of the visit (always leave them wanting more . . . much more)Gym and locker etiquette (hint: no one wants to talk to you while you're buck naked)Office manners ("Loud talkers, cake hawkers, and Britney Sue's unfortunate cyst")And much more!

Good manners have never been so wickedly funny!

 

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User Review  - Kappadeemom - LibraryThing

Celia Rivenbark is funny, funny, funny. This book made me laugh out loud, like I was talking to my best friend. This is a series of essays about "etiquette" and not your Emily Post style of etiquette either. Great book to cheer me up this weekend. Read full review

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User Review  - lisa875 - LibraryThing

First I read Say This Not That and then immediately after I read this. Loved them both. I want to say the right thing but I enjoy listening to someone say what's right and not worry about how they say ... Read full review

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CELIA RIVENBARK is the author of You Don't Sweat Much for a Fat Girl; Belle Weather; Stop Dressing Your Six-Year-Old Like A Skank; We're Just Like You, Only Prettier; Bless Your Heart, Tramp; and You Can't Drink All Day If You Don't Start In The Morning. She lives in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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