Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things

Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things

by Charles Panati


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For lovers of facts, students of popular culture, history buffs, and science enthusiasts, the fascinating stories behind 500 everyday items, expressions, and customs—from Kleenex to steak sauce, Barbie Dolls to honeymoons.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060964191
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/17/1989
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 754,825
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile: 1260L (what's this?)

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