” ….. a wry celebration of modern femininity.” Chicago Tribune
“I have to tell you that Anna Lefler’s CHICKtionary is pure genius. I always knew she was funny but the definitions you will find in this must-read guide to the way women speak are sure to make you laugh until you pee.” Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, comedian and author of Sippy Cups Are Not for Chardonnay: And Other Things I Had to Learn as a New Mom
“Before reading Anna Lefler’s book, I had no idea that the word “herpes-ish” even existed. Now I can’t stop using it. This book is guaranteed to be passed around to all your friends. It’s totally herpes-ish. But in a good way.” Jenny Lawson, The Bloggess, New York Times bestselling author of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and Furiously Happy
You’re all over the definitions of “low lights,” “ruching,” and a “tankini.” But can you spot a “Mrs. Potato Head” when you see one? That’s where The CHICKtionary comes in. With the help of Anna Lefler and her collection of 450+ must-know words and phrases, you’ll be in the know when faced with terms like Aberzombie, Bandeau, George Glass, and Puma.
So whether you are dealing with a Residual Girlfriend, diagnose yourself with a bad case of Basset Knees, or need to go on a Briet, you’ll be prepared for all that comes your way. At the very least, this book will serve as a delightful reminder that everyone has a skeleton in her closet–right next to her fat pants.