Uncle John's 20th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

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Happy birthday, Uncle John! This 20th anniversary edition proves that some things do get better with age. 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). Uncle John's Triumphant 20th Bathroom Reader is jam-packed with 600 pages of all-new articles (as usual, divided by length for your sitting convenience). In what other single book could you find such a lively mix of surprising trivia, strange lawsuits, dumb crooks, origins of everyday things, forgotten history, quirky quotations, and wacky wordplay? Uncle John rules the world of information and humor, so get ready to be thoroughly entertained as you read about:
The incredible (edible) history of bread
The secret congressional bomb shelter
Farts in the news
The history of the aloha shirt
The real Zorro
The worst city in America
How your taste buds work
It's the Peanuts story, Charlie Brown
And much, much more!

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Paperback. Pub the Date: April. 2008 Pages: 600 in Publisher: Thunder Bay Press HAPPY BIRTHDAY. UNCLE JOHN! It's our 20th ANNIVERSARY EDITION!!!! Proving that some things the do the get better with age. Uncle John's Triumphant 20th Anniversary Bathroom Reader is our biggest all-new edition ever-jam-packed with 600 pages of extra-absorbing material. You'll find all of your favorites: fascinating trivia. origins of everyday things. forgotten history. strange lawsuits. dumb crooks. quotations. wordplay. and loads more. As always. the contents are divided by length: Quickies for the reader on the go. Medium-length articles for those regular visits. Long if you're staying a little longer. and an Extended-Sitting Section for those leg -numbing experiences. Celeate bathroom reading as you delve into: The incredible (Edible) History of ead The Secret Congressional Bomb Shelter How t...

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Uncle John's Triumphant 20th Bathroom Reader is packed with 600 pages of all-new, absorbing material. You'll find all of your favorites: obscure trivia, strange lawsuits, dumb crooks, origins of everyday things, forgotten history, quotations, wordplay, and much, much more. So come celebrate two decades of great throne room reading with the talented folks at the Bathroom Readers' Institute! Read about: *The Origin of the Golden Rule *The History of the Pay Phone *Real Life Sea Monsters *How Your Tastebuds Work *The Real Life Zorro *Viewmaster and the 3-D Revolution *Space Needles, Ferris Wheels, and the Weirdest Structures of All Time *Books by Crooks *Pugilism: The History of Boxing *The Truth About Cowboys and Indians *And much, much more!

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