The Law of the Playground
A Puerile and Disturbing Dictionary of Playground Insults and Games
By (author) Jonathan Blyth
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Law of the Playground by Jonathan Blyth
Book DescriptionDo you look back on your school days, and remember magical times, powerful and enduring friendships, and secret adventures? Well, snap out of it. You're deluding yourself. Based on the popular website playgroundlaw.com The Law of the Playground is a dictionary of the insults, games, torture, legendary anecdotes and pure creative insanity that we all - as pre-moral children -inflicted on each other. Whilst the emphasis is always on humor, the book acknowledges that children can be bastards, and begrudgingly accepts that it's, actually, very amusing. Written with dark nostalgia, and more wit and substance than average, everyone can find something they will identify with in The Law of the Playground. A timely antidote to the rose-tinted view of childhood offered by FriendsReunited.co.uk and SchoolDisco.com.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780091900304
(165mm x 135mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 2-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jonathan Blyth
Jonathan Blyth (AKA 'Log') has contributed to TV Go Home, Unnovations books and TV shows and Channel 4's People's Book of Records. He runs two websites: playgroundlaw.com and disappointment.com, which has built a curiously loyal fan base over the last six years.
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