‘How to Poo on a Date’ Wins Oddest Book Title of the Year

poo datePersonally I’m wondering how this topic could take up an entire book. From Reuters:

A tongue-in-cheek book that purports to deal with an awkward but critical issue, “How to Poo on a Date“, scooped an award for the Oddest Book Title of the Year on Friday.

The winner of the Diagram Prize, awarded annually since 1978 and based on a public vote since 2000, beat out other titles including “Are Trout South African?” and “Working-Class Cats: The Bodega Cats of New York City”.

The prize, which carries no cash award, is run by The Bookseller, a British-based business magazine and website for the book industry.

“The public have chosen wisely. Not only have they picked a title that truly captures the spirit of the prize, they have selected a manual that can help one through life’s more challenging and delicate moments,” Horace Bent, described as “custodian of the prize”, said in a press release…

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6 Comments on "‘How to Poo on a Date’ Wins Oddest Book Title of the Year"

  1. Cortacespedes | Mar 24, 2014 at 8:06 pm |


    And I was really hoping “The Origin of Feces” would pull off an upset this year.

    I suppose Mats and Enzo deserve it, after several snubs; one of them being the superlative “How To Bonk at Work”.

    Ask not for whom the commode flushes….

  2. Maybe next year “How to Poo on Your Date” will get a look-in.

  3. Same principle as vomiting:

    “I say hurl. If you blow chunks and she comes back, she’s yours. But if you spew and she bolts, then it was never meant to be.” -Wayne Campbell

  4. BuzzCoastin | Mar 24, 2014 at 10:40 pm |

    Poo on a date
    isn’t that a porn web site?

  5. easy, go to the bathroom . poop and comeback
    whats so weird about it… keep getting dumber and dumber

  6. start with a craigslist ad aimed at people of one’s favored gender with … unusual tastes?

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