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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."
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
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
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Paperback, 502 pages
Published June 12th 1988 by Ballantine Books
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Kaethe
Jul 17, 2014 Kaethe rated it liked it
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 Before that, I read outdated Encyclopedia Britannicas, which were not nearly as entertaining or as amusing.
Fishface
Feb 11, 2016 Fishface rated it it was amazing
This book is fantastic. Read it and die laughing, while scratching your head in wonder.
John Hawkins
Find out what the "H" stands for in "Jesus H. Christ!"
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Sarah
Nov 17, 2008 Sarah rated it it was amazing
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.
Paige
Jan 18, 2007 Paige rated it really liked it
Shelves: humor
Fun bathroom book. Tibits about everything. Cecil Adams was doing this way before Penn & Teller's Bullshit!
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Jul 24, 2008 Hawkgrrrl rated it really liked it
All the straight dope books are worth reading. Not just for the Cliff Clavens in the group.
Jenny
Sep 23, 2008 Jenny rated it liked it
more Cecil
Jeremy
Jul 04, 2007 Jeremy rated it it was amazing
FUNNY!
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