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"Smart, saucy answers...the kind of book you'd buy as a goofy present for your wackiest friend--and then keep."
Since 1973, the redoubtable Cecil Adams has collected, corrected, inspected, and dissected thousands of reader's questions, reporting his sagacious findings in the popular weekly column, THE STRAIGHT DOPE. His first book amazed millions. N...more
Paperback, 502 pages
Published June 12th 1988 by Ballantine Books
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I love this kind of thing. Before there was the internet, there was an amusing section of books that served to answer one's random questions. Before that, I read outdated Encyclopedia Britannicas, which were not nearly as entertaining or as amusing.
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Nov 17, 2008 Sarah rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Sarah by: Dawson Chastain
Dawson gave this to me years ago and it is just a fun read. Cecil's writing style is hilariously sarcastic yet informative.
Jan 18, 2007 Paige rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: humor
Fun bathroom book. Tibits about everything. Cecil Adams was doing this way before Penn & Teller's Bullshit!
All the straight dope books are worth reading. Not just for the Cliff Clavens in the group.
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