- Hardcover: 160 pages
- Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd; UK ed. edition (1 Oct. 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1845137159
- ISBN-13: 978-1845137151
- Product Dimensions: 13.3 x 1.9 x 19 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (90 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 229,212 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Sign Language: Travels in Unfortunate English from the Readers of The Daily Telegraph (Telegraph Books) Hardcover – 1 Oct 2011
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'Very funny'(Western Morning News)
About the Author
STEVE JAMES is a former Glamorgan and England cricketer, who now writes on cricket and rugby for Telegraph Media. He has written six books, including an autobiography and The Plan, the award-winning story of how two Zimbabwean coaches, Duncan Fletcher and Andy Flower, transformed English cricket. He has ghosted books for Fletcher, England wicketkeeper Matt Prior and Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton.
Top Customer Reviews
My only downside comment is that there are too many of the usual foreign cross meaning and translation jokes, and not enough of the home grown variety.
Anyway, buy it and laugh! Delivered with classic Amazon speed and efficiency, by the way.
Would you want to eat ‘fresh crap’ (crab?) Or ‘chicken from your mother? To drink ‘arse wine’?
There’s a ‘semen market’ in Istanbul.
Some Spanish fireworks are called ‘Ars Cracks’.
And is this furniture - ‘fresh soft stools’?
Serbia sells’Slag Yoghurt’.
You don’t have to go abroad to have a laugh. ‘Illegally parked cars will be fine’.
In the US ‘Try our new anus burger.’
‘This is the back door. The front door is at the back’ – Kinsale, Ireland.
‘We do chicken rightS’ – KFC
Visit the ‘Arousal café in Barmouth, Wales.
You can get ‘Cock Soup Mix’ in my corner shop – it’s made in Swindon.
In Chessington World Adventures, UK there’s a sign that reads ‘Private Parts - access to staff only.’
Ohio dry cleaners has a big sign that reads, ‘Drop your pants here.’
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The book was well packaged, and delivered before arrival estimate. This book makes a great stocking filler, highly recommend.Published 9 months ago by Alexander Hedge
Spotted this when looking for another book, and was so intrigued with the title, I just had to buy it. Boy! Read morePublished 11 months ago by Wilma
Good fun book. nice for a stocking filler for the man who has everything including a sense of humour.Published 13 months ago by L. M. Ede
So funny! Had me laughing out loud. Descriptions of the signs also top class. Buy it!Published 17 months ago by Helen
Great present niece at uni doing British sign language and deaf studies so delighted with findPublished 19 months ago by S D Cheetham-Bah