Everything You Pretend to Know and Are Afraid Someone Will Ask

Everything You Pretend to Know and Are Afraid Someone Will Ask

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by Lynette Padwa
     
 

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Here are invaluable explanations of a wide range of topics that are assumed to be common knowledge, from deciphering newsspeak (what is a spin doctor?) to psychobabble (what's the difference between the ego and the id?) to cyberlingo (what is cyberlingo?); from the supposedly obvious (what makes cholesterol good or bad?) to the deceptively simple (what is a formula… See more details below

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Here are invaluable explanations of a wide range of topics that are assumed to be common knowledge, from deciphering newsspeak (what is a spin doctor?) to psychobabble (what's the difference between the ego and the id?) to cyberlingo (what is cyberlingo?); from the supposedly obvious (what makes cholesterol good or bad?) to the deceptively simple (what is a formula race car?). Perfect as a reference tool, for browsing, or simply for sharing impressive, newfound knowledge with family and friends, this handbook will endow you with genuine cultural literacy in just a few hours of fun-filled reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140513226
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,365,333
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 7.04(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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