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Published:September 22nd, 2010 08:46 EST
Justin Heimberg, Co-Author of Yo Momma Vocabulary Builder chats with Judyth Piazza

Justin Heimberg, Co-Author of Yo Momma Vocabulary Builder chats with Judyth Piazza

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Justin Heimberg and David Gomberg graduated from Duke University in May 1995. After college they spent many months in a beach house where the first Would You Rather . . . ? (Plume) was born. Gomberg now works for a toy-development company, Nextoy, and Heimberg, an idealistic comedy writer, makes his living as a child advocate in Washington, D.C. 

Word power sounds like one of those dreary chores best palmed off on somebody else. The Yo Momma Vocabulary Builder, the first in Fall Media`s series of irreverent, educational books, makes the activity not only endurable but irresistible. The authors use classic dissing and one-upmanship to slyly introduce young readers to a wide range of words. A typical entry, for emaciated, " first presents the word as a joke ( Yo momma`s so emaciated, she can hula hoop in a fruit loop. ").

The pronunciation is then given, along with a detailed, humor-inflected definition ( too skinny . . . skeletal ") that invokes pop culture phenomena like supermodels, the Olson twins, Gollum from Lord of the Rings, and Ally McBeal. The book ties neatly into the Yo Momma " phenomenon seen in recent MTV shows as well as books and games, and is an ideal gift choice for parents and educators looking to give young people a book they`ll enjoy and share.

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