Not for prudes, snobs, the easily offended, or for those without an easy sense of humor, this non-p.c. book contains not just crucial Thai words and a few expressions, but suggestions on HOW to use them to make your life in Thailand considerably easier. Because of its playful, irreverent attitude, this book will probably make you laugh as well as understand and remember what youve read. It also includes a few important Thai words which are sometimes missed by the language guides of comparable length.This "sanook" (joyful, pleasant, amusing) guide also offers an outsiders sometimes ironic insights into Thailand and Thai society, and is now available in paperback from createspace.com(Please note: A different edition of this book, "Little Miss Noi: A Sanook Guide to the Thai Language," also includes a useful partial reverse dictionary.)To summarize, a few possible reasons to have “Little Miss Fon Sat On Her Kon” on your e-reader:--As a conversation starter to make Thais smile, and also to invite help.--Because words that you look up in dictionaries and word books are often easily forgotten. But with a single silly verse such as “Little Miss Fon Sat on Her Kon”, you will learn ten words that you are unlikely to forget: because the verse makes you laugh.--Many words are explained with context and commentary. The nearly 200 words (150 of which are important) are backed by 10,000 words of commentary and background.--An economic aid. When you can speak a few crucial Thai words, prices drop quite fast!--As a learning aid: you pronounce the word as it sounds in the book, usually by using rhyming equivalents in English rather than a pronunciation key, and give it your best shot, asking a Thai person to correct you if you are wrong.--Even if you already know 200 or 300 words of Thai, you may not know a few of these words, and this book will refresh and reinforce your knowledge of those words that you already do know.