Books tagged: funny essays

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Blessed are the Introverts
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Introverts and extroverts often just don't comprehend each other. Assuming everyone functions with the same psychological engine, however, causes misunderstandings. Diesel engines don't run on gasoline, and introverts operate differently than extroverts. This humorous article examines some of the differences between the two personality types.
Dr. Jargonlove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Technobabble
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Why would somebody write "the biota exhibited a 100 percent mortality response" when he really meant all the fish died? Sometimes people use jargon to be taken seriously, sometimes to be clear and precise, sometimes to not work so hard, and sometimes to deliberately evade and confuse. This essay humorously examines the various motivations for using jargon in both good and bad communication.
A Real Mother: Stumbling Through Motherhood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,340. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Columnist, Denise Malloy, is A Real Mother. It took her three months to figure out she was pregnant and not suffering from chronic food poisoning. She’s been parentally challenged ever since. Denise Malloy inhabits a world that most will recognize, but few have described quite so honestly, or hilariously.
Just Me: Humorous, Helpful & Odd
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is collection of amusing stories, essays, bloggings, and thoughts from Kevin’s life. Many magazines, ezines, and newsletters have published his stories. His humor and style of writing sets him apart from the norm. Some publications have honored him with awards, as well.