Uncle John's Briefs: Quick Bits of Fascinating Facts and Amazing Trivia [NOOK Book]

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Got a minute to spare? That’s all you’ll need to get a quick hit of great bathroom reading! After hearing from our fans that they’d love an edition with all our best short stuff, we pored through more than 100 past editions to bring you the all-time greatest one- and two-page articles we’ve ever written. Result: Uncle John’s Briefs is chock full of thousands of great facts and hundreds of quick hits covering history, origins, blunders, sports, pop science, and entertainment--plus a sprinkling of riddles, puns, ...
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Uncle John's Briefs: Quick Bits of Fascinating Facts and Amazing Trivia

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Overview

Got a minute to spare? That’s all you’ll need to get a quick hit of great bathroom reading! After hearing from our fans that they’d love an edition with all our best short stuff, we pored through more than 100 past editions to bring you the all-time greatest one- and two-page articles we’ve ever written. Result: Uncle John’s Briefs is chock full of thousands of great facts and hundreds of quick hits covering history, origins, blunders, sports, pop science, and entertainment--plus a sprinkling of riddles, puns, anagrams, and other classic wordplay. Just open up to any one of these 288 pages. Who knows what you might find? Read about...

The secrets of top-secret spy lingo
The monkey that got a head transplant...and lived
Uncle John’s all-time favorite “Stall of Fame” winners
Bizarre recipes: jellied moose nose, steamed muskrat legs, and haggis
The worst movie bloopers from Best Picture Oscar winners
The man who built Death Valley’s “Castle in the Desert”
The little-known story of the best deal in sports history
How to decipher the hidden codes a dollar bill
Sinister left-handed facts
Earth’s greatest hits

And much, much more!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607106494
  • Publisher: Portable Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 485,966
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market--Throne Sitters--and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.
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