Homework Sucks!: A Drivetime Book of Really Useful Information

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Random House, Oct 11, 2012 - Humor - 240 pages
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Can a crocodile spit? What does the Queen have for dinner? How do you measure a rainbow? Why is q always followed by u?

Originally open for children to phone in with their homework issues, these days the ‘Homework Sucks’ segment of Simon Mayo’s award-winning Drivetime show invites listeners of all ages to send in questions they've always wanted to ask. Because the chances are a member of the very clever Radio 2 audience will have an answer. So now all you need to do is learn the contents of this book by heart. We apologize if, in the process, you become:

a) smarter b) more interesting c) better at pub quizzes d) all of the above

Got a question? Got a better answer? Join in! #homeworksucks

 

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Contents

Cultural Conundrums
27
Biological Bminrcascrs r
49
Literature and Language 7
85
The Weird and Wonderful World 7121
121
Animal Antics
157
Random Ruminations
189
Extra Homework
213
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Simon Mayo is one of Britain's best-loved and well-known radio presenters. He has worked on BBC radio since 1981 and is now the presenter of 'Drivetime' on BBC Radio 2, which features the regular 'Book Club' show. He is also the co-presenter of "Kermode and Mayo's Film Review" on BBC Radio 5 Live. In 2008, Mayo was recognized as the "radio broadcaster of the year" at the 34th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards and the "Speech Broadcaster of the Year" at the Sony Radio Academy Awards. To find out more about Simon and his ITCH books go to www.itch-books.co.uk

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