Wicked Words by Terry Deary - old paperback
History with the nasty bits left in!
Wicked Words tells you some fascinating and funny facts about the incredible English language and its horrible history, from the first word ever to dreadful dictionaries and sleazy slang.
Want to know:
• how to be very rude… without anybody knowing?
• some murky Medieval jokes?
• what to say if someone calls you mundungus, hackum or jobbernowl?
Read on for some potty proverbs, wacky word games, ridiculous writers and rotten riddles. Ever suffered a spelling test or grappled with grammar? Get your revenge with some really wicked words – even English teachers will be speechless!
History has never been so horrible!