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That's a Fact, Jack!

3.74  ·  Rating details ·  147 ratings  ·  22 reviews
If you're a fact aficionado...

...step right up and enter the world of useless information, pointless trivia, and off-the-wall facts. Some of the facts are funny. Some are surprising. And some are just plain weird. But all of them are true—and irresistibly fascinating!

You'll find information on virtually every subject under the sun, including:

Philosophy: On February 8,
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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published June 29th 2006 by MJF Books (first published January 1st 2006)
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Jon Nakapalau
Aug 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Great counterbalance for a really deep and hard to understand book - a fun break to take!
King
Dec 08, 2010 rated it really liked it
Nice quick read for the loo or, in my case, waiting for your ramen to cook and cool down. My favorites were:

"You can tell the temperature by listening to a cricket chirp. For the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit, count the number of chirps in 15 seconds and then add 37."

"In the late 1600's Puritan society, a child over 16 convicted of cursing a parent was sentenced to death. Being a stubborn or rebellious child also earned you a death sentence."

"Since the establishment by Congress in 1913, the
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Jack
Dec 22, 2008 rated it really liked it
A good quick read. Full of facts that will come up in everyday conversation. Not boring at all and very quick paced, large print on small pages. Worth the time, though at first glance it may not seem like it.
Rachelle
Mar 22, 2009 rated it really liked it
This fun little book is full of short interesting facts from a variety of areas. It's easy to read in well under an hour. My only complaint is that I wish there was an appendix with references for where they found their facts. ...more
Justin Armstrong
Aug 16, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's got some interesting info in here ...more
Brenda
Jan 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
A quick book to read on-the-go. Interesting and entertaining unusual facts.
TJ
Dec 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Useless, but fun information for the "Cliff Clavin" in all of us. Amaze your friends with your "knowledge" until they throw something at you. ...more
John
Jan 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Read it in a evening, light fun, great way to relax.
Liam
Jan 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
A quick, fun read about virtually useless information. I read it all in one sitting while waiting for my haircut!
Rudy Gutierrez
Jan 10, 2018 rated it liked it
Great quick read of useless information, intresting and entertaining but I doubt I'll ever use any of it in life. ...more
Richard
Nov 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Learned the term gas comes from the greek chaos.
Lois
Mar 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
A book full of interesting and useless information.
R Fontaine
Jun 11, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A collection of utterly useless information
Almost a booklet: 207 pages. a little known fact on each, a perfect bathroom read.
My favorites:
Like snowflakes or fingerprints, the bacterial profile in your belly button is unique.

Cleve is a Contronym: a word with its own antonym. It can only be derived from context: It can mean ‘to cling or adhere to’ or to split
or sever something.
Marguerite Gray
Feb 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Fun facts! Random information, needless trivia, but entertaining.
Andy Polizzi
Mar 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A fun book of facts.
Jen
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great little book of fun little facts to make you smile. A good way to spend 20 minutes!
Wiseman
Jun 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Really fast read- very cool facts!
Renae
Sep 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
An adorable little book! I used it to make a "daily fact" board and it was so easy to pick interesting, funny, or unusual facts from that I had never heard before. I also is filled with cute vintage illustrations that make the book well-designed and aesthetically pleasing. Would recommend! ...more
Morty4
Jul 17, 2012 rated it liked it
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Just a book with a lot of random facts. I find those things interesting. It could also be useful if you like to play Trivial Pursuit.
Jcg
Apr 01, 2011 rated it liked it
A very quick read of "useless info".... had a few interesting pieces. ...more
Buddy Draper
Mar 19, 2016 rated it liked it
A collection of facts that sometimes contains things that aren’t true or are misreported.

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