Good Old Days My Ass: 665 Funny History Facts & Terrifying Truths about Yesteryear

Good Old Days My Ass: 665 Funny History Facts & Terrifying Truths about Yesteryear

by David A. Fryxell

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Overview

Welcome to the Not-So-Glorious Days

With the uncertain economy, lingering wars, and the ever-present threats of everything from bird flu to Bieber Fever, it's tempting to long for the "good old days." But just how good were they?

Buckle up for a bumpy ride down memory lane (and try not to get trampled) as these 665 funny history facts and terrifying truths reveal the unfortunate reality of life during the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. From patents that should still be pending to hairdos that attract vermin, these horrors will leave you thankful you didn't have to struggle to live through them.

Brace yourself as the truth hits you like an ice-cold Victorian-era shower with enough pressure to knock you unconscious. Get ready to shudder with laughter (or horror) at these funny moments in history that are not to be forgotten.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440322242
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 279,209
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

David A. Fryxell has written more than 1,000 magazine and newspaper pieces for publications including Playboy , Reader's Digest and Travel & Leisure. He is the founder of Family Tree Magazine and currently a contributing editor.

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Good Old Days My Ass: 665 Funny History Facts & Terrifying Truths about Yesteryear 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
JMTDiva More than 1 year ago
Funny book to remind us that things weren't so good back in those 'good old days'.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago