Return of the Straight Dope

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Ballantine Books, 1994 - Humor - 433 pages
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"When inquiring minds want to know, there is someone to turn to for an answer."
WALL STREET JOURNAL
Cecil Adams's first two books covered everything from the real lyrics to "Louie, Louie," to whatever became of Einstein's brain. You probably thought you couldn't stand any more genius in one lifetime. Well, fasten your intellectual seat belts! Inside you'll find 100% guaranteed top quality brilliance on every page, as he winsomely and wisely answers questions like these: Can people really hear radio broadcasts through their teeth? What does Queen Elizabeth carry in that purse, anyway? So how DO porcupines mate? And many more. When you hear the answers, you'll be glad someone asked the questions.

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User Review  - Heather19 - LibraryThing

I wasn't sure how this one would stack up against the original (this is the third, but the 2nd book is still on my wishlist), but it's just as awesome and funny and informational! Made the mistake of ... Read full review

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Great for the trivia minded...Like me Read full review

Contents

In the Beginning
3
The Human Animal
27
Strange Beliefs
62
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Adams, one of the world's legendary recluses, has never been photographed or interviewed. In fact, only a handful of people have ever met him, giving rise to his reputation as the Howard Hughes of American journalism.

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