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A Dictionary of Idiocy: Stephen Bayley

A Dictionary of Idiocy: Stephen Bayley

by Stephen Bayley
     
 

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'I am fascinated.' Andrew Marr, Start the Week, Radio 4 'Wonderful' The Times 'Intelligent.' Independent 'Current.' Sunday Telegraph Wittgenstein said that if people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever happen. In this compelling A-Z of modern ignorance, Stephen Bayley gathers silly, curious and sometimes shocking facts on everything that makes our

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'I am fascinated.' Andrew Marr, Start the Week, Radio 4 'Wonderful' The Times 'Intelligent.' Independent 'Current.' Sunday Telegraph Wittgenstein said that if people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever happen. In this compelling A-Z of modern ignorance, Stephen Bayley gathers silly, curious and sometimes shocking facts on everything that makes our world tick. Why does Judeo-Christianity love mountains? Why was fear of drinking from skulls the original reason for cremation? And where does the word Fuck come from (hint: think berets)? You'll be surprised how much you never knew!

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ISBN-13:
9781908096784
Publisher:
Gibson Square
Publication date:
11/15/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
316 KB

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