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The World's Worsts

3.39 of 5 stars 3.39  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A compendium of the most ridiculous feats, facts, & fools of all time.

Let's face it, superlatives are depressing. For a guaranteed pick-me-up, it's much more pleasant to savor the lower range of human accomplishment. For example, the battle deeds of Napoleon and Alexander the Great pale before those of France's Philip VI, who lost 4,000 men (one-third of his fighting f
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published May 3rd 2005 by Harper (first published 2005)
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Ashley Soto
This was just plain funny. Some of it was just ridiculous but I guess I couldn't expect anything else from a book like this. Good grief.
Just exactly what it sounds like: a list of failures, flops, and icks arranged loosely in groups titled "People", "Places", and "Things." There are lists of everything from Heat Wave Casualties to Movie Accents.

This must have a been a fun book to compile. The only thing I miss is an index, which wouldn't have been that hard to add.
Interesting. But sometimes just downright nasty/bitter.
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