That's a Fact, Jack!: A New Collection of Useless Information

That's a Fact, Jack!: A New Collection of Useless Information

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by Harry Bright, Jakob Answer
     
 

If you're a fact aficionado...

...step right up and enter the world of useless information, pointless trivia, and off-the-wall facts. Some of the facts are funny. Some are surprising. And some are just plain weird. But all of them are true—and irresistibly fascinating!

You'll find information on virtually every subject under the sun,… See more details below

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If you're a fact aficionado...

...step right up and enter the world of useless information, pointless trivia, and off-the-wall facts. Some of the facts are funny. Some are surprising. And some are just plain weird. But all of them are true—and irresistibly fascinating!

You'll find information on virtually every subject under the sun, including:

  • Philosophy: On February 8, 2000, the meaning of life was auctioned on eBay. The winning bid was $3.26.
  • Popular Culture: Charlie Chaplin once lost a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
  • Science: Dolly the sheep—the first cloned mammal—was named after country singer Dolly Parton.
  • Sex: The largest human cell is the female ovum. The smallest is the male sperm.
  • Sports: The average lifespan of an NHL hockey puck is 7 minutes.
  • Statistics: On average, women utter 7,000 words a day while men manage just over 2,000.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567318104
Publisher:
MJF Books
Publication date:
06/29/2006
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.00(d)

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