The Gruesome, Disgusting, and Absolutely Vile Gross-O-Pedia: A Startling Collection of Repulsive Trivia You Won't Want to Know!

The Gruesome, Disgusting, and Absolutely Vile Gross-O-Pedia: A Startling Collection of Repulsive Trivia You Won't Want to Know!

by Rachel Federman

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The Gruesome, Disgusting, and Absolutely Vile Gross-O-Pedia: A Startling Collection of Repulsive Trivia You Won't Want to Know! by Rachel Federman

Many of us love everything gross, and with its slimy, yucky, and disgusting facts and stories, Gross-O-Pedia will definitely satisfy our need to be disgusted. Organized into categories like animals, the environment, the human body, history, and medicine, this collection of icky facts is vile enough to make anyone cringe!  

Did you know that what people in China call “yellow rain” comes from thousands of bees swarming in the air together and urinating? Or that a famous Korean dish consists of a live octopus dipped in sesame oil? Or that the annual Bug Bowl includes cockroach races, an insect petting zoo, and a cricket spitting competition?

Learn facts about various bugs and slugs, read about questionable traditions and customs around the world, and discover disgusting remedies for illnesses. Find out how scabs form, what causes a sneeze, and creative ways to say the word “fart.” Filled with hilarious illustrations and loaded with more than 500 facts, The Gruesome, Disgusting, and Absolutely Vile Gross-O-Pedia is 100 percent true and 150 percent nasty!  

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620871843
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 10/23/2012
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Rachel Federman worked for many years as an editor and writer by day and a rock musician in the band Dimestore Scenario by night. Currently she works as a freelance writer and advocates for simple, natural childhoods, sustainable living, and community revitalization on her blog, Last American Childhood. Her books include Test Your Dog and Kiss in the Dark.

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