This is a collection of amusing, literary, historical, political and chauvinistic insults, invective imprecation and incivility. Contains nearly 1000 quotations, drawn from all over the world, ranging from the venomous to the merely bitchy, from a wide variety of sources.

The Book of Insults 1981, Sphere, London

ISBN-13: 9780708819074

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The Book of Insults 1980, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140053654

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