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The Straight Dope

by Cecil Adams

ISBN 0345333152 / 9780345333155 / 0-345-33315-2
Publisher Ballantine Books
Language English
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This collection of Adams' best newspaper columns answers with erudition and wit all the weird questions Americans ponder to distraction. Why didn't the Incas invent the wheel? Is the frequency of bald women on the increase? And how many square feet of flesh on the human body? Incredibly sarcastic, knowledgeable and entertaining, The Straight Dope makes a great bathroom book or gift book or personal treasure. [via]