The Dictionary of Misinformation

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Crowell, 1975 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 302 pages
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A compendium of erroneous "facts" commonly accepted by most people-ranging from the misquoting of Nathan Hale's last words to the Battle of Bunker Hill (which was actually fought at Breed's Hill).

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User Review  - Heather19 - LibraryThing

This is an AWESOME book! I'm sure that nowadays there are multiple other trivia books that have these bits of information, but to my knowledge this is one of the first "misinformation" books. It was ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
15
Section 3
36
Section 4
59
Section 5
72
Section 6
81
Section 7
90
Section 8
103
Section 13
163
Section 14
166
Section 15
178
Section 16
207
Section 17
211
Section 18
220
Section 19
253
Section 20
271

Section 9
124
Section 10
128
Section 11
131
Section 12
149
Section 21
276
Section 22
297
Section 23
301
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Burnam received a BA from Lewis-Clark State College and a MA from the University of Idaho and a PhD from the University of Washington. He is Emeritus Professor of English at Portland State University.

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