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Portuguese Irregular Verbs by Alexander McCall Smith
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Sep 28, 12

bookshelves: comedy, fiction, favorites, humor
Read in January, 2008

Very witty stuff! Almost Wodehousian. Portuguese Irregular Verbs follows an uptight German Romance languages professor struggling for the respect he feels is owed him and his 1000+ page book on Portuguese irregular verbs. If you like your wordplay humor in the dry British style with a light dash of slapstick and a touch of the absurd, this is the little slice of heaven pie you've been looking for! If you have a childish love of poking fun at pompous Germans as I do, well then, have another slice!
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Kirstine Hah, awesome. I'll give it a go.

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