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Useless facts of history

Steiner, Paul

Useless facts of history

by Steiner, Paul

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Published by Abelard-Schuman in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdrawings by Kenneth Mahood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6162 .S797
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5914539M
    LC Control Number64016937
    OCLC/WorldCa1491663

    (or 50 Completely Useless Facts!) The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed. Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon. New research suggests that 15–20 million people were murdered or imprisoned by the Nazis during the Holocaust, much more than previously believed. Joseph Stalin, the dictator of the USSR.

    30 fun facts about books, in honour of World Book Day If you enjoy these interesting book facts, we have hundreds more in our book, The Secret Library: A Book-Lovers’ Journey Through Curiosities of History, which is available from Michael O’Mara Books. SF writer Isaac Asimov () is the [ ].   The 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote wasn't passed until August 18th, And for more interesting history lessons you may have missed, check out these 30 Crazy Facts That Will Change Your View of History.

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Useless facts of history by Steiner, Paul Download PDF EPUB FB2

Useless Information and More Useless Information established Paul Steiner Browser's Bamboozler. With this present collection, his sly intent is to once again arrest the mind — all day. The snatches of information included here have all been sworn true by various historians. Three excerpts will show that it is also all very odd: 1.)"" Confederate General Ewell sometimes believed he was ird.

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The Book of Strange Facts and Useless Information (Dolphin Book) Paperback – Ma This book is great and has random things that have happened in history as well. It's fun to rattle off some relevant fact to your friends who usually just end up laughing.

I've had a great time with this goofy book!Reviews: 8. This book is all about facts -useless information of course, but information nonetheless- that won't appear on any school quiz or anything like that, which is a shame because this book has really interesting facts and kept my attention all the way through the end/5().

For your entertainment, I have compiled a list of my favorite useless [but informational] facts that you will never again use in your life. All blue-eyed people have single common ancestor who lived near the Black Sea six to ten thousand years ago. Remember studying for your world history tests in school.

You may have hit on the major points of humanity's past, but there are plenty of gory details to be uncovered, ranging from fascinating to absolutely gruesome. Take a look at these 40 creepy facts about history. An excellent book as it's not just brief trivia about historical people and places and events but actual thought out facts.

Unfortunately, several important historical subjects were left out like the Great Wall of China, Stonehenge and many of the groups in Europe such as the Druids, Visigoths, Celts and more/5. Here are 54 more facts you can impress your friends with.

Related Post: Check out more useless facts. Honey is the only food that does not spoil. And one single teaspoon of honey represents the life work of 12 bees.

Flamingos only can eat with their heads upside down. Lighter was invented ten years before the match was. The book is full with all kinds of funny, interesting and yes, useless facts, just like the title said. My son love it and he already have other book from this collection, so he was very happy to add this one as s: Weird History Stuff ; These are facts of events that happened in the past that have caused us to do certain things without even knowing why we do them.

There are also some random things about the history of certain people. Beelzebub, another name for the devil, is Hebrew for Lord of the Flies, and this is where the book's title comes from. The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from public libraries.

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave. Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a space suit damages them. In a book, Barry Sinrod and Mel Poretz revealed that 60% of people making more than $50, a year preferred the toilet paper to come over the roll, while 73% of those making under $20, 75 Super Obscure Facts That Everyone Will Think You’re A Hilarious Genius For Knowing.

By Jacob Geers, April wearing comfy clothes while reading your favorite book, or doing nothing at all. Accept that this moment is your moment to enjoy, just like any other. strange and fascinating fact. It could be an odd piece of history, an. Only a year after the book was published, Twain presented Grant’s widow Julia with a royalty check for a whopping $, Watch full episodes of GRANT, the three-part miniseries event.

The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan." Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. Every time you lick a stamp, you consume 1/10 of a calorie. The average person falls asleep in. You don’t need to know all the useless facts in this article but it doesn’t hurt to read and find out.

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(List). Peter K. Clarke - 10/9/ I support the above call for statistics, and on the text texts specifically. I checked the oldest () U.S.

history textbook, on my shelf - a volume designed for. With 50 states and a nearly year history, there's plenty about our majestic nation that will amaze and awe you.

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