Viz profanisaurus

This article about a book on language , linguistics or translation is a stub. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The authors often take delight in lampooning political or media figures of the day, or illustrating terms with fictional dialogue between notionally respectable historical figures. An updated version, the Profanisaurus Rex , containing over 8, words and phrases, was released in , and a further-expanded version, the "Magna Farta" a play on Magna Carta at the end of

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Roger’s Profanisaurus

Views Read Edit View history. David Stubbs wrote that Profanisaurus "represents what you might call the maximalist tendency in obscenity". Roger's Profanisaurus Editor "William H. Print HardbackPaperback. Roger's Profanisaurus is a humorous book published in the United Kingdom by Dennis Publishing which is written in the style of profanisaurhs lexicon of profane words and expressions.

Roger's Profanisaurus - Wikipedia

This article about a book on languagelinguistics or translation is a stub. Unlike a traditional dictionary or thesaurus the content is enlivened by often pungent or politically incorrect observations and asides intended to provide further comic effect.

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The book is marketed as "the foulest-mouthed book ever to stalk the face of the earth". Retrieved from " https: A much-used technique for sexual phrases is to include them in a quoted passage from a non-existent Barbara Cartland novel.

Those familiar with Ambrose Bierce 's Devil's Dictionary might recognise some parallels with Bierce's style though his lacked the overt obscenity. The title of the book is a word play on Roget's ThesaurusProfanisaurus being a portmanteau of profanity and Thesaurus.

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The Profanisaurus was originally published as a supplement stapled into the middle of the December edition of the Viz comic Viz 87with 'over rude words and phrases'. Contributions from readers were originally published in the comic and then edited into later editions.

Followed two years later by "Das Krapital", a play on Karl Marx 's " Das Kapital ", and the latest edition is "Hail Sweary", which features on the cover Roger in a monk's outfit kneeling as if in prayer, and the title in Olde Englishe above; an obvious and obscene reference to the Catholic ' Hail Mary ' Ave Lrofanisaurus. It contained more swear words than the most devoted practitioner would ever remember.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. It is a spin-off publication from profaniswurus popular British adult comic Viz and features one of the comic's characters, the foul-mouthed Roger Mellie "the Man on the Telly".

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The authors often take delight in lampooning political or media figures of the day, or illustrating terms with fictional dialogue between notionally respectable historical figures.

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An updated version, the Profanisaurus Rexcontaining over 8, words and phrases, was released inand a further-expanded version, the "Magna Farta" a play on Magna Carta at the end of Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. Comedy books Linguistics books English dictionaries Works about profanity Linguistics book stubs. This page was profanisaurue edited on 9 Novemberat

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