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Disgusting Things: A Miscellany

3.57 of 5 stars 3.57  ·  rating details  ·  42 ratings  ·  8 reviews
A collection of extreme, gross-out, cringe-worthy? and irresistible?trivia.

How long does the human head remain conscious after decapitation?

What fish communicates by farting?

What birds use vomit and poop as weapons?

What worm lives in your intestine and may crawl out your nose?

What is ?liquid cat??

What historical figure drank the ashes of her dead husband?

What men can...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published August 5th 2008 by Perigee Trade (first published 2008)
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An amusing mix of informative and completely useless trivia meant to disgust and disturb--perfect for sharing with others. I now know that one can stop hiccups by massaging the rectum, but I hope I never actually utilize this information. The chapter on germs had me cleaning at three in the morning and paranoid about using grocery carts; the chapter on bugs made me itch; the chapter on death just made me uncomfortable with its descriptions of decaying and embalming.
Don Voorhees
From trivia expert Don Voorhees, Disgusting Things: A Miscellany is the ultimate book of outrageous, revolting, and repugnant trivia, a collection of equally upsetting and intriguing facts that will leave the reader grossed out—and wanting more.
ALmost done-- one more chapter on animals-- this book tell all about turd, boogers, germs, odd foods, to strange habits of people, and animals. Interesting. Another fast reader-- a good bathroom book or waiting for something book.
My friend and I read this book together during our lunch break and it made us laugh...and grossed us out at times. This book isn't ground-breaking in any way, but it had some interesting facts of random knowledge.
Karl Kindt
Fantastic fun, and all true. I could read books like this every day and never get enough. Now I know why SBD toots smell so much worse than regular toots!
A must for all things you probably would rather not know, but very entertaining in it's ridiculousness.
A gross and disgusting book about gross and disgusting facts.
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