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I Call Bullshit: Debunking the Most Commonly Repeated Myths

I Call Bullshit: Debunking the Most Commonly Repeated Myths

by Jamie Frater


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Discover the fascinating truth behind long-held, popular "facts" in one of's most riveting trivia books for adults.

Do you want the real facts to counter and correct the steaming piles of myth and misinformation you hear all the time? This fascinating collection tells exactly what you need to know so the next time you hear someone repeat one of these common falsehoods, you’ll be ready to call "bull" on:

• Your heart stops when you sneeze.
• Crime increases during a full moon.
• A goldfish’s memory lasts only a few seconds.
• It was illegal to drink alcohol during Prohibition.
• Chameleons change color as camouflage.
• Slaves built the pyramids in Egypt.
• Decaf coffee has no caffeine.
• Buddha was fat.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781569759851
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 10/25/2011
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.72(w) x 5.08(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Jamie Frater was born in Naenae, a suburb of Lower Hutt, New Zealand, in 1974. He studied postgraduate music at the Royal College of Music in London, after which, due to an insatiable desire to share fascinating, obscure, and bizarre facts, he created where he presents a new top ten list every day. He has been a guest speaker on numerous national radio and television stations in the United States and Great Britain. Jamie now writes full-time for his California-based website from his home.

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