Return of the Straight Dope

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Ballantine Books, 1994 - Humor - 433 pages
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"When inquiring minds want to know, there is someone to turn to for an answer."
Cecil Adams's first two books covered everything from the real lyrics to "Louie, Louie," to whatever became of Einstein's brain. You probably thought you couldn't stand any more genius in one lifetime. Well, fasten your intellectual seat belts! Inside you'll find 100% guaranteed top quality brilliance on every page, as he winsomely and wisely answers questions like these: Can people really hear radio broadcasts through their teeth? What does Queen Elizabeth carry in that purse, anyway? So how DO porcupines mate? And many more. When you hear the answers, you'll be glad someone asked the questions.

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Review: Return of the Straight Dope (The Straight Dope)

User Review  - Stuart Langridge - Goodreads

Excellent collection of Straight Dope columns, although they're all available online now anyway. Read full review

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Great for the trivia minded...Like me Read full review


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About the author (1994)

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.

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