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By Frank J. Wilstach

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Similarly, be wary of insulting a man’s moustache in many Arabic countries or comparing a Persian-speaking person to a donkey. In fact, just BE WARY. Every phrase in this book is bound to insult, annoy, or inflame those who hear it, and can get you punched, deported, or worse. Remember, it’s always best to swear with caution. But also: swear with joy. You’re a human being; it’s your birthright. Chapter One THE MOTHERLODE GLOBALLY SPEAKING, no matter what she may have done to you over the course of your life, we tend to take offense when somebody speaks ill of our mother.

With a “Your mother’s a cow” here, and a “Your mother’s a turtle” there, here a dog, there a donkey, everywhere a pig pig, there is no shortage of animal insults to choose from. The following are a few of our favorites. ARABIC Ibn il-labwa! ” FRENCH Ta mère est une vache. ” GERMAN Saubua! ” HINDI Ullu ke pathe! ” ITALIAN Tua madre è un porco. ” KOREAN Kotchu sekki! ” We include this here since identifying one’s mother as a body part is just as bad as calling her an animal. PERSIAN Mardar sag. ” TURKISH Annen bir inek.

CZECH Syn psa! Son of a dog! DUTCH Kankerhond! Cancer-dog! FRENCH Tête de chien! Dog-face! FRENCH Quelle chienne de vie! Life’s a bitch! GERMAN Dreckhund! Filthy dog! HINDI Paagal kutha! Mad dog! INDONESIAN Anjing kurap! Ringworm-infested street dog! ITALIAN Brutto cane! Butt-ugly dog! ITALIAN Cani e porci! Dogs and pigs! ”) JAVANESE Djancuk! You fucking dog! SPANISH ¡Hueles a mierda perro! You smell like dog shit! TAGALOG Tae pagkain aso! Shit-eating dog! TURKISH Altmış köpeklerin Siz babası! You father of sixty dogs!

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