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Author Jacob, Mark, author.

Title 10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything [electronic resource] : A Collection of Fascinating Historical, Scientific and Cultural Trivia about People, Places and Things / Mark Jacob & Stephan Benzkofer.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Agate Publishing, [2012]


Description 1 online resource (256 pages)
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Summary "A compendium of outrageous, hilarious or just plain shocking trivia about everything from history and politics to arts, religion, technology and much more. For years, the Chicago Tribune 's "10 Things You Might Not Know" column has been informing and entertaining readers on a diverse range of subjects. This volume collects the best of these columns, offering readers obscure, fascinating facts on universal topics that will appeal to everyone from sports fans to history buffs, foodies, and more. Expertly researched and thoroughly entertaining, 10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything contains a plethora of surprising trivia on numerous topics, with an especially close look into Chicago-area history and facts. For example, in Zion, Illinois it was once illegal to spit, eat oysters, wear tan-colored shoes, or whistle on Sundays. 10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything will leave readers brighter, wittier, and curious to learn more about myriad subjects and stories they will never forget."-- Provided by Freading.
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Subject Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc.
Curiosities and wonders.
Genre/Form Trivia and miscellanea.
Electronic books.
Added Author Benzkofer, Stephan, author.
Added Title Chicago Tribune.
ISBN 9781572847996 (epub)
9781572842083 (print)
Standard No. 9781572847996

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