Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Extraordinary Book of Facts: And Bizarre Information [NOOK Book]

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Our readers asked for it, and here it is: Uncle John's first collection of his greatest short facts and quick reading material. Open up to any page of Extraordinary Book of Facts and you might find a list of, say, obscure words ('exocannibals' eat enemies; 'indocannibals' eat friends). Flip to another page and there's a whole bunch of facts about how long things take (a yak's gestation period: 258 days). On another page: kid facts (the average four-year-old laughs 400 times per day; grownups, about 15). So be ...
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Overview

Our readers asked for it, and here it is: Uncle John's first collection of his greatest short facts and quick reading material. Open up to any page of Extraordinary Book of Facts and you might find a list of, say, obscure words ('exocannibals' eat enemies; 'indocannibals' eat friends). Flip to another page and there's a whole bunch of facts about how long things take (a yak's gestation period: 258 days). On another page: kid facts (the average four-year-old laughs 400 times per day; grownups, about 15). So be smarter and laugh a lot more with this amazing collection that features thousands of great facts, plus word origins, myth-conceptions, conspiracy theories, and much, much more! Arranged for simple and speedy reference, this book is the perfect companion for trivia buffs and knowledge junkies everywhere!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607106012
  • Publisher: Portable Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2012
  • Series: Bathroom Reader
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 396
  • Sales rank: 308,619
  • File size: 781 KB

Meet the Author

The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a dedicated group of knowledge hounds. Led for 25 years by the incomparable Uncle John, the BRI has perfected the art of searching the world for obscure, surprising, and often hilarious reading material -- and dispensing it in an easily-digestible format for readers of all ages. With dozens of titles and more than 11 million books sold, the BRI has become the world's bestselling bathroom-reading series. (And it's not just for people who like to read on the throne; these books are great ANYWHERE you put them!)
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  • Posted July 9, 2009

    more from this reviewer

    Another winner

    If you like the facts at the bottom of the page, then you will love this book. Easy to read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 30, 2009

    Love Uncle John

    Always a good read, and it's fun to bombard friends and family with mostly useless facts.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 23, 2009

    Borrow from the Library

    Entertaining facts that I soon forgot simply because they are not extraordinary as claimed, merely interestingly. Gocc to strike up a conversation but otherwise just one or two line factoids, hundreds of them.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 16, 2009

    Our third volume

    We have enjoyed the information and the humor in every volume from Uncle John. The articles are diverse and just long enough to tell the tale; but short enough that body parts don't fall asleep.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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