Uncle John's Supremely Satisfying Bathroom Reader

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Bathroom Reader's Hysterical Society
Bathroom Readers' Press, 2001 - Humor - 522 pages
Supreme satisfaction awaits you in Uncle John’s 14th all-new edition, which covers a whole host of topics—from the silly (a branding iron for hot dogs), to the bizarre (an exploding whale), to the profound (the rise of the Democratic and Republican parties). Since 1987, the Bathroom Readers’ Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). With more than 11 million books in print, the Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader series is the longest-running, most popular series of its kind in the world.

Where else could you learn how soap works, why people started tipping, and the history of chocolate? Uncle John rules the world of information and humor, so get ready to be thoroughly entertained. Read all about...

Dumb 9-1-1 calls
22 things that fell from the sky
How Star Trek went from failed series to cult phenomenon
The origins of football, photography, soap operas, and paperclips
Quack medicines from yesterday and today
The “Uplifting” history of the bra
And much more!

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Contents

Short Court Transquips
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PUBLIC LIVES
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They Took The Plunge 77 Strange Lawsuits 283
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Copyright

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The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the reading habits of a very special market-Throne Sitters-and is devoted to continuously arming enthusiasts with facts and conversation pieces designed to bowl anyone over.

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