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I read the title several times carefully to get what the author was trying to tell. At the first glance I read the last word with two 't's, and I am pretty sure that was the exact expression that the author expected. What about you? How was your reaction to the title, If Life Stinks, Get Your Head Outta Your But's? Do you think it as a suitable title? Is it an offensive title?

When choosing a book title, should one choose a catchy one or a relevant one?
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Sushan wrote: September 1st, 2021, 12:17 am This topic is about the September 2021 Philosophy Book of the Month, If Life Stinks, Get Your Head Outta Your But's by Mark L. Wdowiak


I read the title several times carefully to get what the author was trying to tell. At the first glance I read the last word with two 't's, and I am pretty sure that was the exact expression that the author expected. What about you? How was your reaction to the title, If Life Stinks, Get Your Head Outta Your But's? Do you think it as a suitable title? Is it an offensive title?

When choosing a book title, should one choose a catchy one or a relevant one?
I think the title checks all of the boxes. It's humorous, catchy and actually makes a good point.
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LuckyR wrote: September 4th, 2021, 2:27 am
Sushan wrote: September 1st, 2021, 12:17 am This topic is about the September 2021 Philosophy Book of the Month, If Life Stinks, Get Your Head Outta Your But's by Mark L. Wdowiak


I read the title several times carefully to get what the author was trying to tell. At the first glance I read the last word with two 't's, and I am pretty sure that was the exact expression that the author expected. What about you? How was your reaction to the title, If Life Stinks, Get Your Head Outta Your But's? Do you think it as a suitable title? Is it an offensive title?

When choosing a book title, should one choose a catchy one or a relevant one?
I think the title checks all of the boxes. It's humorous, catchy and actually makes a good point.
I agree. With all that it is totally relevant, and also gives an idea to the reader what to expect in a sort of a summary. And it is the kind of a title that anyone will read twice (or even more), and in turn get curious and atleast try few pages of the book. The author have touched even the marketing aspect through this title in that way.
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