The Book of Totally Useless Information: Over Two Hundred Explanations for The Not-So-Important Questions in Life

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Everything you never knew you wanted to know in one handy book: Why do mexican jumping beans jump? Where did the Stanley Cup get its name? Why is the sky blue? Why are diamonds measured in carats? And many more.
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Overview

Everything you never knew you wanted to know in one handy book: Why do mexican jumping beans jump? Where did the Stanley Cup get its name? Why is the sky blue? Why are diamonds measured in carats? And many more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781567312669
  • Publisher: MJF Books
  • Publication date: 7/15/1998
  • Pages: 189
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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  • Posted April 25, 2010

    Useful Information

    I enjoy learning how some customs start; how these customs continue to influence today's society. This book is great for trivia and trivia games.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2010

    Fill in the blanks in your mental minutia

    Small, excellent, fun book full of answers to those questions you never could answer. It is small in size, but makes a great cofee table book since people pick it up, read a few topics and a conversation starts around them.

    One downside: no table of contents or index, so you're on your own to find a topic!

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  • Posted January 24, 2010

    Useless knowledge

    As far as books like this go...not to bad :) pretty entertaining!

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  • Posted April 20, 2009

    Fun Family Reading

    We like reading from this book as a family or when reading to our children at bedtime. Everyone learns something and potentially has an answer for Trivial Pursuit in the future. Most importantly we can all laugh while spending time together!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2007

    A reviewer

    Great book to answer the questions of why, if you have kids you know what I mean, I personally do not but now I am perpared.

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