Lemmings Don't Leap: 180 Myths, Misconceptions, and Urban Legends Exploded
Debunking common conceptions from all walks of life, Lemmings Don't Leap leaves no stone unturned. Commonly held beliefs will be challenged in categories as wide reaching as historical figures, food and drink, the natural world, and more. Included are lists of common (mis)quotations. After reading this book, no one will wonder if Elvis is still alive or if Sherlock Holmes wore a deerstalker.
Some beliefs debunked:
- Charles Manson did not audition for the Monkees
- Saladin was not an Arab
- Spinach will not make you strong
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