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Uncle John's Hindsight Is 20/20 Bathroom Reader: The Future Is Family, Friends, Facts, and Fun

Uncle John's Hindsight Is 20/20 Bathroom Reader: The Future Is Family, Friends, Facts, and Fun

by Bathroom Readers' Institute
Uncle John's Hindsight Is 20/20 Bathroom Reader: The Future Is Family, Friends, Facts, and Fun

Uncle John's Hindsight Is 20/20 Bathroom Reader: The Future Is Family, Friends, Facts, and Fun

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

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Overview

This 34th annual edition of Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader offers an all-new collection of fascinating trivia, strange-but-true oddities, and the ever-popular stories of dumb crooks!

Uncle John’s Hindsight Is 20/20 Bathroom Reader is packed with tons of new articles from the worlds of pop culture, history, and science to help you get everything out of your system the next time you visit the throne room! Articles range in length from a single page to extended page-turners, each as entertaining as the last. From iconic television roles that almost weren’t to the origins of comic books, this 34th edition of fascinating trivia, hilarious lists, and notable quotes compiled by Uncle John and his team at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute will set your mind free to roam the world—and you won’t even need to leave the house!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645177326
Publisher: Portable Press
Publication date: 09/07/2021
Series: Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Series , #34
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 138,942
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile: 1180L (what's this?)

About 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.

Table of Contents

Because the BRI understands your reading needs, we've divided the contents by length as well as subject.

Short-a quick read

Medium-2 to 3 pages

Long-for those extended visits, when something a little more involved is required

Amazing Origins

Short

You're My Inspiration 3

Chalice, Tumbler, Tankard & Stein 193

Random Origins 237

Around the World in a Page and a Half 267

You're My Inspiration 329

Medium

Random Origins 119

Long

The Eyes Have It 340

Americana

Short

Meet Godfrey Sithole 40

Macy's Parade Balloons 209

Medium

Kitschy Art Origins 13

Raiders of the Lost Apples 121

Raiders of the Lost Apples, Part II 272

Long

Initial States 232

Bathroom Lore

Short

Stall of Fame: Canine Edition 93

Bathroom Humor 147

TP, FYI 220

Paul Pierce's Putrid Pants 363

Medium

Uncle John's Stall of Fame 269

Big Screen, Small Screen

Short

Oops! Live TV Edition 7

First Drafts 56

Rated PG-13 for Very Bad Weather 247

Leave the Gun. Take the Cannoli 277

Name the Other Guy 335

Medium

NCIS, Starring Harrison Ford 152

Video Treasures: Direct-to-DVD 207

Talk Show Flops 291

Long

And the Winner Isn't… 319

The Late-Night TV Timeline 383

Buildings and Builts

Short

Dusted! 30

What Goes Up 65

The Stadttempel 84

I'm Still Standing 210

Medium

When Good Pipes Go Bad 204

Know Your Columns 288

They Don't Build Them Like They Used To 370

Long

Edifice Wrecked: The Parthenon 157

Creature Features

Short

De Poezenboot (The Cat Boat) 11

Migaloo and Splashy Pants 77

Animals in the News 103

The Birds 161

The Shell Station 191

The Loneliest Whale in the World 217

Whale Tale: Old Timer 252

The Peculiar Platypus 339

Medium

Know Your Fangs 37

When Worlds Collide 133

21 Rabbits (and Hares) 280

Long

The Law of the Tongue 325

It's a Dog's World 398

Eat at John's

Short

Tastes Like "Blueberry" 4

Hambs Across America 25

First Drinks 43

Mis-Mapped Foods 86

Food Floods 167

Sugartime 258

Medium

Make Your Own Canola Oil 225

Goin' Vegan 293

Retch-Worthy Recipes 395

Good News!

Short

Lucky Finds 17

Lucky Finds 106

Lifesavers 255

Lucky Finds 299

Love…Lost and Found 346

Medium

Survival Stories 67

Nice Stories 184

Govern-Mental

Short

Govern-Mental: Know Your -Isms 227

Medium

9/11 Fraudsters 34

Govern-Mental: Know Your -Archies and -Ocracies 100

Country? What Country? I Don't See Any Country 144

"Whatever the Mistakes that Have Been Made" 285

Hi (And Low) Tech

Short

Enter the GIF 19

Flop.com 72

Robots in the News 174

The Iceman Killeth 365

Medium

Unplayed Video Games 124

Tech Flops 323

Hindsight

Short

The Kid Is in the Mail 27

Before A/C Was Cool 187

The Man Is in the Mail 245

Medium

Know Your Shibboleths 58

Life in 1994 108

The Trees of Hiroshima 149

It's a Weird, Weird World

Short

Ironic, Isn't It? 44

Just Plane Weird 73

Strange Twists of Fate 154

Afterlife in Prison 195

Weird Canada 244

Medium

Oops! 222

Nudes and Prudes 275

It's a Weird, Weird World 315

Ironic, Isn't It? 373

Larger Than Life

Short

First Ladies 51

Caine Meets Wayne 98

Medium

TIBOTIs 81

The Man Who Dove Out of His Wheelchair 139

Any Resemblance to Actual Persons… 169

"Action-Packed!" Part II 305

Long

"Action-Packed Stories!" 197

Jimi Hendrix in Black and White 300

Jimi Hendrix in Black and White, Part II 388

Legal Briefs

Short

The Jack-in-the-Box Bandits 49

Dumb Crooks 117

Big-Time Impostors 172

Medium

The Weird Crime Blotter 215

Really Dumb Crooks 353

Money Talks

Short

You Bet Your Life 5

The Black Market 47

Smarmy Reviews 75

Music and Industry 166

Portrait of an Artist: Pierre Brassau 189

Stonehenge for Sale 229

Lo$ing Casinos 278

Medium

Firsts in Advertising 126

We're Still Open! 312

Mouthing Off

Short

Two Kinds 32

Karens 88

On Being Shy 142

"So Am I" 143

Quotes for Marxists 212

Dear John 254

Imponderables 309

Away with Words 328

On Language

Short

My Name Is My Destiny 9

On Language 16

Novel Novels 63

Oof! 80

Odd Books 148

Medium

"Eskimo" or "Inuit"? 96

The Linguistic Ether 175

Uncommon Origins of Common Phrases 213

This Is an Insult! 263

Long

Indigenous to English 330

Pop Science

Short

Q&A: Ask the Experts 41

Tickle Your Fancy 92

Uncle John Moons You 129

The Science of Stink 183

Water, Water, Everywhere 239

Q&A: Ask the Experts 265

Medium

The Poison Garden 53

Have a Heart 163

The Barf Scientists 307

Strange Animal Science 310

Long

Biosphere 2: Ecologic Boogaloo 348

Pot-Pourri

Short

Telephone Pole Facts 24

The Difference Between… 29

There's a Museum for That 70

Uncle John's Page of Lists 105

20 Uses for Silica Gel Packs 131

Myth-Conceptions 202

Ironic Facts 257

Clever Household Hacks 283

Moose Tongues and Dingle Bells 304

Medium

Are You on Rugs? 241

A Needle-to-Know Basis 392

Sports & Games

Short

Hot Cockles, Anyone? 177

Chris "Nickname" Berman 231

Wooden's Wisdom 382

Medium

Baseball Bizarre 61

Riding the Concrete Wave 115

Long

The Washington R*dsk*ns 375

The Human Animal

Short

Tales From the Man Cave 296

Man vs. Bug 381

Medium

The Surgeon and the Guinea Pig 111

The Surgeon and the Guinea Pig, Part II 249

Strange Medical News 355

Long

Human Nature Explained 357

Human Guinea Pigs 366

The Sounds of Music

Short

Instru-Mental 46

Ladies and Gentlemen…Snot! 156

Don't Listen to My Early Stuff 298

Medium

Million-Dollar Guitars 21

Behind the Hits 89

Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back 135

More Classic Rock Almosts 260

Long

Classic Rock Almosts 179

Still More Classic Rock Almosts 336

Wordplay

Short

Street Talk 10

Pleonasms 33

Welcome to Mianus 79

Baffling Headlines 95

Signs and Warning Labels 138

What Am I? 219

Phantonyms 372

Medium

Terrible Typos 317

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