The straight dope: a compendium of human knowledge

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Chicago Review Press, 1984 - Humor - 301 pages
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Answers questions about animals, the human body, religion, history, science, politics, technology, language, music, money, food, television, and movies

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Review: The Straight Dope (The Straight Dope)

User Review  - Q - Goodreads

I think Cecil Adams is awesome - I've been reading his columns for a long time (longer than I care to admit!) and always find him thoughtful and hilarious. His straight-forward approach combined with ... Read full review

Review: The Straight Dope (The Straight Dope)

User Review  - Rich Meyer - Goodreads

While a lot of the information is quite dated now, even 15-20 years later, this is a fun book to read. Cecil Adams (aka editor Ed Ziotti) was one of the first popular columnists to answer the ... Read full review


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Adams, one of the world's legendary recluses, has never been photographed or interviewed. In fact, only a handful of people have ever met him, giving rise to his reputation as the Howard Hughes of American journalism.

Zotti is the editor and confidant of Cecil Adams, one of the world's legendary recluses.

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