Kitty Flanagan’s 488 Rules for Life

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Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life
Author
Kitty Flanagan
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Released
01 October, 2019

Synopsis

488 Rules for Life is Kitty Flanagan's way of making the world a more pleasant place to live. Providing you with the antidote to every annoying little thing, these rules are not made to be broken.488 Rules for Life is not a self-help book, because it's not you who needs help, it's other people. Whether they're walking and texting, asphyxiating you on public transport with their noxious perfume cloud, or leaving one useless square of toilet paper on the roll, a lot of people just don't know the rules.But thanks to Kitty Flanagan's comprehensive guide to modern behaviour, our world will soon be a much better place. A place where people don't ruin the fruit salad by putting banana in it … where your co-workers respect your olfactory system and don't reheat their fish curry in the office microwave ... where middle aged men don't have ponytails …What started as a joke on Kitty Flanagan's popular segment on ABC TV's The Weekly, is now a quintessential reference book with the power to change society. (Or, at least, make it a bit less irritating.)What people are (Kitty Flanagan is) saying about this book:'You're welcome everyone.''Thank god for me.''I'd rather be sad and lonely, but right.''There's not actually 488 rules in here but it sure feels like it'. is a book for anyone who believes good manners and common sense are the way forward. It's time to make the world idiot-free and lovely.'
Kitty Flanagan
About the author

Kitty Flanagan

Kitty Flanagan is one of Australia's best known comedians. Before that she was one of Australia's least known waitresses at the Pizza Hut.Kitty is a writer and performer and can be seen as herself on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering and not as herself in the Working Dog series Utopia. Previously she appeared in her own segment on The Project every Tuesday night. She also shows up regularly on the comedy news quiz programme, Have You Been Paying Attention.Her favourite food is soup, closely followed by fried potatoes of any kind. She lives in Sydney with her dog Henry, her cat Sarge and a lovely Magnolia tree called Mary. Kitty hopes to one day develop some skills, get an education and find a real job.

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