The Indispensable Book of Useless Information: Just When You Thought It Couldn't Get Any More Useless--It Does

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Penguin, May 3, 2011 - Reference - 256 pages
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Nothing you'll ever need to know is in this book

The #1 New York Times bestselling series continues to prove that there are plenty of things in this world no one needs to know about.

Why bother learning that...

*Poland sells a drink called Fart Juice?
*ATMs in Vatican City are in Latin?
*a two-year-old learns about ten new words a day?
*President George Washington checked out two library books that
are now 220 years overdue?

Do you really need to know...

*how many clocks are in the Pentagon?
*which state has towns called Intercourse and Virginville?
*what WD-40 stands for?
*the state with the fastest drivers?
 

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Contents

SING ASONG
INSIDE HOLLYWOOD
AS THE WORLD TURNS
SCIENCE PROJECT
MEDICAL CENTER
LIVING PLANET
HOME ON THE RANGE
LAW AND DISORDER
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WORLD
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Voorhees lives with his wife, Lisa, and their two children, Eric and Dana.

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