Thoughts For The Throne

Thoughts For The Throne

by Donal A. Voorhees
     
 
Trivia fans who find themselves with a little free time can ponder these questions (and more):

Why is the sky blue?

Why is a left-handed pitcher known as a southpaw?

When did it first become offensive to extend the middle finger?

Why are diamonds measured in carats?

What makes stainless steel stainless?

Why does a Mexican jumping bean jump?

Overview

Trivia fans who find themselves with a little free time can ponder these questions (and more):

Why is the sky blue?

Why is a left-handed pitcher known as a southpaw?

When did it first become offensive to extend the middle finger?

Why are diamonds measured in carats?

What makes stainless steel stainless?

Why does a Mexican jumping bean jump?

What is a best boy, a key grip, and a gaffer?

"Thoughts for the Throne" includes over 200 explanations of the answers to the not-so-important questions in life. Chockful of fascinating trivia facts and anecdotes, this entertaining book deserves a place in every bathroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806516509
Publisher:
Kensington Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
10/01/1995
Edition description:
Carol Pub. Group ed
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

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