That Book: ...of Perfectly Useless Information
Did you know that . . .
John Wayne once won the dog Lassie from its owner in a poker game?
Hijinks is the only word in the English language with three dotted letters in a row?
The shortest war in history, between England and Zanzibar in 1896, lasted only thirty-eight minutes?
Want to learn which U.S. president was a descendant of King Edward III? Or which famous people lived to read their own obituaries? Then That Book is the book for you! From history to science to pop culture, here is an irresistible, enlightening, and absolutely addictive treasure trove of fascinating and fun little-known facts that no one needs to know—an indispensable boon to every true lover of trivia and marvelous minutia!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - borhap - LibraryThing
Mostly useless trivia, but an entertaining and interesting read. Hopefully some things will stick in mind to throw around at cocktail parties :) Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - madamejeanie - LibraryThing
See, these are the sort of books that I simply adore. Neither one of them were actually "little" except that they were somewhat shorter than regular hard back books. Both had 360+ pages, though, and ... Read full review