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Patently Christmas: Inflatable Snowmen, Singing Elves, Collapsible Trees, and Other Patented Flashes of Holiday Genius
     

Patently Christmas: Inflatable Snowmen, Singing Elves, Collapsible Trees, and Other Patented Flashes of Holiday Genius

by Richard Ross
 
Christmas lovers have a new reason to rejoice! Building on the exhaustive U.S. Patent Office research that spawned the cult classics Patently Ridiculous and Patently Erotic, Richard Ross presents a collection of yuletide patent applications-some puzzling, some insane, all hilarious.

Like its predecessors, Patently Christmas provides a

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Christmas lovers have a new reason to rejoice! Building on the exhaustive U.S. Patent Office research that spawned the cult classics Patently Ridiculous and Patently Erotic, Richard Ross presents a collection of yuletide patent applications-some puzzling, some insane, all hilarious.

Like its predecessors, Patently Christmas provides a fascinating glimpse into what happens when creativity, capitalism (and perhaps a small dose of delusion) collide. Extensively illustrated with the inventors' own diagrams, Patently Christmas is the perfect stocking stuffer, filled with new and wacky takes on time-honored Christmas traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452286801
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/25/2005
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.94(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.44(d)

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