Glad You Asked: Intriguing Names, Facts, and Ideas for the Curious-minded

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Michael Feldman, Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc
Triumph Books, 2006 - Reference - 211 pages
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Encapsulating in brief explanations the most important people, places, things, events and ideas in the history of mankind, this educational resource features hundreds of items, many accompanied with photographs or diagrams to help provide additional information. Every entry is explained fully with a description intended to remain brief, but detailed. Running in length from 100 to 300 words, each entry is easy to read, using everyday language to explain items instead of fancy, rarely used words that appear to show off the writer’s vocabulary. The featured categories include art, culture, and pastimes; science, technology, and life; history; the world and its wonders; religion, philosophers, and ideas; and trailblazers.

 

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User Review  - cameronl - LibraryThing

A somewhat interesting collection of general knowledge from the editors of Encyclopedia Britannica. Randomly distributed around the book are "witticisms" about various subjects by Michael Feldman ... Read full review

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Kennedy John Fitzgerald
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Michael Feldman is the host of “Whad’ Ya Know?” which airs weekly on more than 300 public radio stations across the country. Every Saturday, more nearly 1.5 million listeners (not to mention those listening on satellite radio) tune into to learn some of the most interesting and entertaining facts about the widest variety of subjects imaginable.

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