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No One Is Safe from Awkward! Ending a first date that falls flat. Drunk-texting your boss. Walking in when your roommate is getting it on. Running into the person you just dumped . . . in the grocery store, an hour after it went down. Awkward bombs can drop anytime, anywhere, and with anyonea€”people you dona€™t know, people you see occasionally, and people you see every day. They can sneak up on you and explode in the most unexpected of places, so theya€™re basically impossible to avoid. The vast majority of us dona€™t have the wherewithal to gracefully handle the truly and totally awkward as it unfolds. We only realize what we should have said after the facta€”when the damage has already been done and wea€™re a hot mess of embarrassment, red ears, and nervous sweat stains. But author Sam Scholfield has survived more than two decades of embarrassing encountersa€”and now, in an act of extreme generosity, has set down a wealth of witty comebacks, surefire distraction techniques, and suave evasion strategies so that future generations may take heed and dodge the Awkward Monster before it strikes! So how do you avoid the epic cluster of drama that can result when awkward situations are handled badly? You read this book.However, Saturday nighta#39;s debaucherya€”in the form of a€œPENISa€ written in permanent marker across your foreheada€”is still very visible, despite much time devoted to removing it. * Lie and play the ... When your boss asks you to take off the hat, apologize ahead of time and say you were mugged this weekend, but instead of beating you up, the thief took your wallet and wrote on your face. * Be cool. Wear aanbsp;...

Author:Sam Scholfield
Publisher:Workman Publishing - 2011-08-09


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