2201 fascinating facts

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Greenwich House,
Pub. Date:
1983.
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English
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Did you know that: --in 1740 a cow was found guilty of sorcery in France and publicly hanged? --the principality of Monaco consists of only 370 acres? --the Mona Lisa has no eyebrows? --there are ten million bricks in the Empire State Building? These intriguing facts and 2197 more like them are collected here to delight, entertain, educate and astonish trivia buffs, esoterica experts, information addicts and anyone else with a passion for collecting odd bits of knowledge. Dip into 2201 Fascinating Facts and you'll be hooked instantly. You'll find provocative, curious and often humorous facts about everything from the body, smoking, sports, and geography to place names, human oddities, weather, royalty, government, fallacies, firsts, fashions and dozens of other topics. 2201 Fascinating Facts will help you settle bets, finish crossword puzzles, amaze your friends. It will supply you with an endless fund of conversation starters--and stoppers. And because you'll be the only one around who knows how many calories there are in the glue on a postage stamp, who invented the parking meter or how many ridges there are around the edge of a quarter, you'll soon find yourself the star of the office lunch group and the life of every party. Whether you're merely an interested collector of trivia or a hardcore fact fiend, you'll find 2201 Fascinating Facts totally irresistible. It will be a book you'll go back to again and again.
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