How Not To Be A Dick An Everyday Etiquette Guide

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How Not to Be a Dick

How Not to Be a Dick Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Zest Books ™
ISBN: 1541581873
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On the one hand, nobody wants to be a dick. On the other hand, dicks are everywhere! They cut in line, talk behind our backs, recline into our seats, and even have the power to morph into trolls online. Their powers are impressive, but with a little foresight and thoughtfulness, we can take a stand against dickishness today. How Not to Be a Dick is packed with honest and straightforward advice, but it also includes playful illustrations showing two well-meaning (but not always well behaved) young people as they confront moments of potential dickishness in their everyday lives. Sometimes they falter, sometimes they triumph, but they always seek to find a better way. And with their help, you can too.

How to Not Be a Dick

How to Not Be a Dick Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brother
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062857746
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In this full-color, illustrated guide, the wildly popular lifestyle brand Brother offers the definitive handbook to navigating life and becoming a somewhat respectable human being Life can be complicated. From the classroom to the bedroom, the office to the DM, we could all use a little guidance—young guys especially. No one actually wants to be dick, but from time to time, everyone is. How do we know? Because we at Brother have spent years studying dickishness in all its forms, and we’re finally ready to present our findings, including: -The terrible people you should avoid at all costs -How to make more money (without working all that hard) -The dos and don'ts of sex -How to not be a dick at the gym -Acceptable coping mechanisms for adults -How to get your sh*t together in 10 steps And so much more. Don’t worry, there are plenty of illustrations, too.

Just Don't Be an Asshole

Just Don't Be an Asshole Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kara Kinney Cartwright
Editor: Rodale Books
ISBN: 0593138481
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This is the tough love that boys need to hear today: a candid and whipsmart guide to being a good guy in a world full of assh*les. In this frank, funny, and necessary guidebook, Kara Kinney Cartwright, a mom who has raised two teenage boys, compiles all the unwritten rules of being a good guy. As it turns out, everyone needs to learn one major lesson to safely avoid assh*le territory: other people are also humans. (Whoa, right?) Just Don’t Be an Assh*le contains everything young men need to know to have positive interactions, make the best decisions, and recognize when they’re being jerks. Things like, Just don’t be an assh*le: • To your family (parents are not your employees) • To your friends (they’ll laugh at you, not with you) • At work (no one wants to hear your podcast idea) • To women (“Are you up?” doesn’t qualify as romance) • Online (if you wouldn’t do it in real life, don’t do it) • In the world (people unlike you are also people) • To yourself (it’s okay not to have all the answers)

A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend

A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Felicity Huffman,Patricia Wolff
Editor: Hachette+ORM
ISBN: 1401386040
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The Desperate Housewives star provides essential tips every beginning boyfriend should know—and every girlfriend should know how to hint at. At some point, every guy—player, geek, mama’s boy, “regular Joe”—meets a woman who makes him want to be a great boyfriend. But unless he’s had some first-rate training, he probably doesn’t even know what that means. Now Felicity Huffman and Patricia Wolff are here to help with this blithe, bold, and bawdy guide to navigating the minefield of male-female relationships. A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend lays out the many steps involved in becoming a good boyfriend, while still maintaining guy-dignity. It covers issues like: * How to apologize without really apologizing * How to look like you’re listening * How to pretend you’re deep Filled with humor, ribaldry, common sense, and assorted outdoor skills, A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend if every aspirin boyfriend’s GPS—Girlfriend Positioning System.

Faking It

Faking It Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Writers of Collegehumor.com
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101211288
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The prevaricating pros who helped students glide through seven years of college in The CollegeHumor Guide to College are back to show post-grads how to turn life into an "Easy A" by, well, faking it. From sounding like an MBA to bribing the maître d' to acting sensitive post-sex, here is everything aspiring equivocators need to know to B.S. their way to success in the real world. As the authors remind readers: "The important thing isn't who you are; it's who other people think you are." With this poseur's bible in hand, a generation is poised to go forth and fake it.

Wired This Way

Wired This Way Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jessica Carson
Editor: Chiron Publications
ISBN: 1630517984
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Creators are complexly wired. In their lightest moments, they are passionate, ambitious, intuitive, and possess a host of other bright qualities. But entrepreneurial spirits are often victim of a darker side of their nature: They are particularly prone to mental health issues, stress-related illness, and other vulnerabilities of mind, body, and spirit. The media has breathlessly chronicled the peaks and valleys of today’s creators—glorifying their strengths and villainizing their weaknesses—not realizing that the light and dark within entrepreneurs are two sides of the same coin. Wired This Way explores why the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual distress among creators is not an indication of brokenness, but of a rich inner complexity that’s prone to imbalance. A creator’s struggles and strengths are one in the same, and the solution doesn’t come from without, but from within. Using the wisdom of 10 creator archetypes found within the entrepreneurial spirit—the Curious, Sensitive, Ambitious, Disruptive, Empowered, Fiery, Orderly, Charming, Eager, and Existential Creator—readers will learn how to integrate the light and dark qualities of each archetype for mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. Rooted in psychology, neuroscience, mindfulness, and ancient wisdom traditions, Wired This Way is a user’s manual for self-understanding, self-acceptance, and self-care as an entrepreneurial spirit.

How to Be a Decent Human Being

How to Be a Decent Human Being Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carol J. Pemrich Hauser
Editor: LifeRich Publishing
ISBN: 1489714383
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Carol wrote this book as a result of seeing a meme on Facebook that stated, It takes zero dollars to be a decent human being.

Fuhgeddaboutit

Fuhgeddaboutit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jon Macks
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 074321322X
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Fuhgeddaboutit: How to Badda Boom, Badda Bing, and Find Your Inner Mobster is the definitive guide on how to be a twenty-first-century made man. With easy-to-read step-by-step instructions, Fuhgeddaboutit reveals a unique way of living and a unique way of dying -- usually involving an icepick and duct tape. In Fuhgeddaboutit, you will learn... The three most common uses for toothpicks: "dental hygiene, stabbing and storing gum during sex." All about honeymoons: "Every couple should honeymoon somewhere completely foreign and exotic for two weeks. Like South Jersey." To protect yourself at all times: use a condom and a bulletproof vest. The main difference between a Jewish mobster and an Italian mobster: a foreskin. From the mobster's "Code of Conduct" to "Five Ways to Pass the Time in Jail" and even a chapter called "Minestrone for the Mob Soul," Fuhgeddaboutit is a must buy for both the serious mob professional and fans of this special way of life. And we use the words "must buy" in the strictest sense.

Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck

Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amy Alkon
Editor: St. Martin\'s Griffin
ISBN: 1250030722
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"Miss Manners with Fangs." —LA Weekly We live in a world that's very different from the one in which Emily Post came of age. Many of us who are nice (but who also sometimes say "f*ck") are frequently at a loss for guidelines about how to be a good person who deals effectively with the increasing onslaught of rudeness we all encounter. To lead us out of the miasma of modern mannerlessness, science-based and bitingly funny syndicated advice columnist Amy Alkon rips the doily off the manners genre and gives us a new set of rules for our twenty-first century lives. With wit, style, and a dash of snark, Alkon explains that we now live in societies too big for our brains, lacking the constraints on bad behavior that we had in the small bands we evolved in. Alkon shows us how we can reimpose those constraints, how we can avoid being one of the rude, and how to stand up to those who are. Foregoing prissy advice on which utensil to use, Alkon answers the twenty-first century's most burning questions about manners, including: * Why do many people, especially those under forty, now find spontaneous phone calls rude? * What can you tape to your mailbox to stop dog walkers from letting their pooch violate your lawn? * How do you shut up the guy in the pharmacy line with his cellphone on speaker? * What small gift to your new neighbors might make them think twice about playing Metallica at 3 a.m.? Combining science with more than a touch of humor, Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck is destined to give good old Emily a shove off the etiquette shelf (if that's not too rude to say).

Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Norris
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393246604
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"Hilarious…This book charmed my socks off." —Patricia O’Conner, New York Times Book Review Mary Norris has spent more than three decades working in The New Yorker’s renowned copy department, helping to maintain its celebrated high standards. In Between You & Me, she brings her vast experience with grammar and usage, her good cheer and irreverence, and her finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a boisterous language book as full of life as it is of practical advice. Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Amazon, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, and Library Journal.

Could It Be Autism?

Could It Be Autism? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nancy Wiseman
Editor: Harmony
ISBN: 0307418936
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If you have questions or concerns about your child’s social, emotional, or behavioral development, you’re not alone. The number of children affected by autism—an umbrella term for a wide spectrum of disorders that includes “classic” autism, Asperger's syndrome, and Rett syndrome—is growing every year. Most children are not diagnosed until they start school. But developmental problems can be recognized in infants as young as four months old. Early intervention can vastly improve a child’s chances for a successful outcome and recovery. Could It Be Autism? provides vital information so you can recognize the red flags of developmental delays and begin treatment based on those first signs. Nancy Wiseman is the founder and president of First Signs, the organization dedicated to educating parents, clinicians, and physicians on the early identification of and intervention for developmental delays. She is also the mother of a child who was diagnosed with autism at the age of two, and she draws on her own experiences as well as the latest research to present real strategies. Emphasizing warning signs, she describes the most important milestones at each stage of a child’s growth, including things parents and pediatricians often overlook. She also empowers parents to act on their instincts and initial concern, rather than to “wait and see,” which is often encouraged. The book explains the steps parents can take to confirm or rule out a developmental delay or disorder. It details various diagnoses and show how sometimes multiple diagnoses may apply. But even more valuable is the information on how to design and implement the best intervention plan based on a child’s unique developmental profile. Different treatments and therapies are outlined so parents can explore and understand what may work best for their child, based on his or her particular strengths and weaknesses. Ultimately, Could It Be Autism? is about giving parents hope--hope that they can know one way or the other where their child is developmentally and hope that they can give their child what he or she needs to have the best life possible.

Don't Be A Dick

Don't Be A Dick Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark B. Borg
Editor: Central Recovery Press
ISBN: 1949481034
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The single book therapists everywhere will recommend to all of their patients, because at some point or another, we are all behaving like dicks. Why this book? Because you might be a dick: a mean-spirited, self-serving individual who thinks and acts as though everyone else in the world can only be understood—and whose only importance is defined—in terms of their relationship to himself or herself. That’s right, herself. Because anatomical evidence aside, dicks can be women, too. Being a dick might feel powerful in the short-term, but it is probably not helping you much in the long-term, because this flawed character trait is exactly what is keeping you from attaining what you may want most: personal satisfaction, a steady job, a loving committed relationship, and/or lifelong friendships. Anyone, at any time, can slip into being a dick—and many do. Yet Don’t Be a Dick is especially for people who have noticed how their own behavior tends to backfire, leaving them feeling isolated or uncertain why their seemingly justified actions consistently have such poor results. If you’re constantly using the refrain, "It’s not me, it’s them," whenever something goes wrong, Mark Borg is here to tell you that it is, in fact, you. The good news is there is something you can do to reverse these behaviors and live a happier, more fulfilling life.

Crime Does Not Pay Archives Volume 3

Crime Does Not Pay Archives Volume 3 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dick Wood
Editor: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 163008039X
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One of the best-selling comics of the 1940s, Crime Does Not Pay focused on violent mobsters and murderous lowlifes who machine-gunned their way through the urban underworld . . . until justice landed them in the chair! In 1954, the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency targeted this comic series for its graphic violence, eventually leading to the creation of the repressive Comics Code Authority. Issues #30 to #33 of Crime Does Not Pay are finally collected in this deluxe hardcover, which includes "Million Dollar Robbery, drawn by Alvin Hollingsworth" — perhaps the first story in US comics history drawn by an African-American artist — and featuring a new introduction by comic-book giant Howard Chaykin (Marked Man, American Flagg!).

The Berg Companion to Fashion

The Berg Companion to Fashion Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Valerie Steele
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474264700
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- An essential reference for students, curators and scholars of fashion, cultural studies, and the expanding range of disciplines that see fashion as imbued with meaning far beyond the material. - Over 300 in-depth entries covering designers, articles of clothing, key concepts and styles. - Edited and introduced by Valerie Steele, a scholar who has revolutionized the study of fashion, and who has been described by The Washington Post as one of "fashion's brainiest women." Derided by some as frivolous, even dangerous, and celebrated by others as art, fashion is anything but a neutral topic. Behind the hype and the glamour is an industry that affects all cultures of the world. A potent force in the global economy, fashion is also highly influential in everyday lives, even amongst those who may feel impervious. This handy volume is a one-stop reference for anyone interested in fashion - its meaning, history and theory. From Avedon to Codpiece, Dandyism to the G-String, Japanese Fashion to Subcultures, Trickle down to Zoot Suit, The Berg Companion to Fashion provides a comprehensive overview of this most fascinating of topics and will serve as the benchmark guide to the subject for many years to come.

Mrs. Es Extraordinary Manners, Courtesy and Social Skills Activities

Mrs. Es Extraordinary Manners, Courtesy and Social Skills Activities Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kathy Etringer
Editor: Teaching and Learning Company
ISBN: 1429117869
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It?s never too early to teach children manners, courtesy and social skills. From knowing when to say ?please? and ?thank you? at home, in school or in public places, to covering their nose when sneezing, there?s a multitude of good manners to teach children at an early age. These engaging hands-on activities are a great way to introduce students to skills they will use for the rest of their lives. A popular children?s book title is included with each activity to enhance the lesson. Topics include being grateful, complimenting others, coughing and sneezing, good sportsmanship, having a good attitude, lining up, listening, please and thank you, table manners, tolerance and understanding, and many more.