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Rude Hand Gestures of the World: A Guide to Offending without Words Paperback – Aug 24 2011

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books (Aug. 26 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0811878074
  • ISBN-13: 978-0811878074
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.3 x 17.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 181 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #246,373 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

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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By shwheat on Dec 9 2014
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Perfect! So funny haha
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Interesting little book Sept. 10 2011
By James D. Crabtree - Published on
Format: Paperback
This humor book is filled with gestures from around the world... sure to insult, entice or just aggravate others without even knowing the language. The book has photos of models illustrating the gestures, along with a written description of each and the rational behind each. Funny and rude at once it is a good introduction to the most common form of sign language.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
How 'bout a little of this! Oct. 25 2011
By Andrew J. Bieber - Published on
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A great teaching aid as I am now able to communicate clearly with all of my neighbors and fellow commuters in the richly diverse areas of my city.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Thumbs up! Sept. 23 2011
By midwurstener - Published on
Format: Paperback
This is one of the finest books about international hand gestures that I have ever read. I heartily give it a thumbs up!
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Very funny for what I needed it for, but a little small and questionable March 13 2013
By Meg - Published on
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I got this book for my roommate for Christmas after I found out that she had taken a sign language class. I think that it was a good gift, though the book was pretty tiny and some of the signs shown are just so out there that I question if they are actually valid signs
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Funny, truly funny Jan. 23 2014
By Rudy Martinez - Published on
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Informative in an funny, wait, check that, funny, in an informative way, wait, oh I guess you get my meaning. Get it. Its good.