By Wendy Harmer
A wickedly humorous little illustrated reward publication at the artwork of nagging - excellent for girls to offer to their companions (and for terribly courageous males to provide to their better halves ) - from Australia's Queen of Comedy, Wendy Harmer.
In any yard, in any suburb of Australia, on any day of the week you'll pay attention a nag. It's as Aussie because the cricket in the summer or sausages at the fish fry - hell, it's essentially a game for a few humans. yet a nag isn't only a nag. No, no, no, there's even more to it than that - it's an art.
For a begin, there's the entire other kinds of nags (the vintage nag, for instance, or the diversity nag); various humans to nag (everyone from one's wife to the neighborhood tradespeople); various events for nagging (after intercourse, on Christmas Day, etc); after which there's the ways that know-how can bring up the succeed in and effectiveness of nagging (think of SMS-ing or faxing your nags, utilizing them on your weblog, even making use of small Post-It notes which may usefully be left round the apartment . . .).
Wendy Harmer, Australia's best-loved comedienne (and a long-time gourmand of a great nag) has assembled some of the best nags during this fascinating little e-book that's certain to supply hours of enjoyment and inspiration.
example of the diversity Nag: an inventory of proceedings made with out drawing breath.)
Wendy Harmer is Australia's best-known, best-loved comedienne. She is a mom of 2, veteran of the Edinburgh, Montreal, Glasgow and Mayfest comedy gala's and hosted 2DayFM's top-rating Breakfast exhibit for eleven years. Wendy can also be the writer of 3 books for adults, together with the best-selling Farewell My Ovaries (Allen + Unwin, 2005) and Love and Punishment in addition to performs, a sequence of children's ebook approximately Pearlie, an city park fairy, and the libretto for Lake misplaced, a construction by means of Baz Luhrmann for Opera Australia. Wendy has hosted, written and seemed in a large choice of television indicates together with ABC's immense Gig and In Harmer's method. She has additionally hosted the 9 community tv Logies and has been a typical newspaper and journal contributor, writing columns for Australian Women's Weekly and the Sydney Morning Herald's stable Weekend magazine.
Read or Download Nagging for Beginners PDF
Similar humor books
March 1978 observed the 1st ever transmission of The Hitchhiker's consultant to the Galaxy on BBC Radio four; the start of a cult phenomenon. This twenty fifth Anniversary version of the scriptbook incorporates a formerly unpublished Hitchhiker script, 'Sheila's Ear'; a brand new creation by means of manufacturer Geoffrey Perkins; and a Who's Who of all these excited about the radio sequence.
B. J. Novak's another factor: tales and different tales is an forever wonderful, strangely delicate, and startlingly unique debut that indications the coming of an excellent new voice in American fiction.
A boy wins a $100,000 prize in a field of Frosted Flakes—only to find that claiming the winnings may possibly get to the bottom of his kinfolk. a lady units out to seduce motivational speaker Tony Robbins—turning for support to the famed motivator himself. a brand new arrival in Heaven, crushed with suggestions, procrastinates over a long-ago promise to go to his grandmother. We meet Sophia, the 1st artificially clever being able to love, who falls for a guy who may not be prepared for it himself; a vengeance-minded hare, keen about scoring a rematch opposed to the tortoise who ruined his lifestyles; and post-college buddies who attempt to determine tips on how to host an intervention within the period of fb. alongside the best way, we study why donning a purple T-shirt on a daily basis is the foremost to discovering love, how February bought its identify, and why the inventory industry is usually simply . . . down.
Finding thought in questions from the character of perfection to the icing on carrot cake, yet another factor has at its middle the main human of phenomena: love, worry, desire, ambition, and the internal stirring for the single elusive aspect simply that may make someone entire. throughout a blinding variety of matters, subject matters, tones, and narrative voices, the numerous items during this assortment are like not anything else, yet they've got something in universal: they percentage the playful humor, deep center, sharp eye, inquisitive brain, and altogether electrifying spirit of a author with a fierce devotion to the leisure of the reader.
Encore, Encore! the bright sequel to the ruin bestseller Auntie Mame is again and the reports are in . . .
Have to exchange on your outdated bloke for a brand new, better version? together with sensible recommendation and tongue-in-cheek one-liners, this ebook is a advisor to relationship within the twenty first century.
Extra resources for Nagging for Beginners
This is comfortable and clean and familiar. Apart from a tendency among men of a certain age to wear knee-high socks with shorts, these people are just like you and me. This is wonderful. This is exhilarating. This is why I love to come to Australia. There are other reasons as well, of course, and I am pleased to put them on the record here. The people are immensely likable—cheerful, extrovert, quick-witted, and unfailingly obliging. Their cities are safe and clean and nearly always built on water.
And Pamela Harriman, the former ambassador and socialite who died in February 1997, a misfortune that evidently required recording 22 times in the Times. Put in the crudest terms, Australia was slightly more important to us in 1997 than bananas, but not nearly as important as ice cream. As it turns out, 1997 was actually quite a good year for Australian news. In 1996 the country was the subject of just nine news reports and in 1998 a mere six. Australians can’t bear it that we pay so little attention to them, and I don’t blame them.
They replied with simultaneous enthusiasm. Suppressing an urge to shriek, I turned in desperation to the man beside me—an educated-looking older man in a suit, which was striking because everyone else on the train was in casual wear. We chatted about this and that. He was a retired solicitor from Canberra on his way to visit a son in Perth. He seemed a reasonable and perceptive sort, so I mentioned to him, in a confiding tone, my puzzling conversation with the schoolteachers from Queensland. “Ah, Aborigines,” he said, nodding solemnly.