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The Great American Trivia Book: In Facts We Trust
Daniel Adams.
 
Publisher: Adams Media
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781440573606
Daedalus Item Code: 51930
 
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Mind the Gaffe!: A Troubleshooter's Guide to English Style and Usage
R.L. Trask.
 
Publisher: Harper
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780061132209
Daedalus Item Code: 51365
 
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Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of World History
Richard Shenkman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060922559.  Daedalus Item Code: 51316
 
Is it true that Queen Elizabeth I was bald? Were Winston Churchill's legendary radio speeches read by an actor? And did Lady Godiva really think that riding naked on horseback would lower people's ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
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What's a Homeowner to Do?: 442 Things You Should Know
Stephen Fanuka & Edward Lewine.
Publisher: Artisan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781579654337.  Daedalus Item Code: 51344
 
From assembling a tool kit to understanding the pros and cons of casement versus double-hung windows, and from the ins and outs of moldings, faucets, and electrical outlets to the best way to ... (Read More)
 
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You Are One-Third Daffodil: And Other Facts to Amaze, Amuse, and Astound
Tom Nuttall, ed.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767932462.  Daedalus Item Code: 51375
 
Did you know that most toilets flush in the key of E-flat? Or that American Airlines once saved $40,000 in its operating budget by removing a single olive from each salad served in first class? The ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Red Book of Grandmother's Wisdom
Holly Rubino, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781626360884.  Daedalus Item Code: 52141
 
For newly minted grandmothers, practiced grandmas, and anyone who understands the true value of seasoned wisdom, this illustrated collection offers more than 250 quotes, musings, opinions, humor, ... (Read More)
 
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Back in the Day: 101 Things Everyone Used to Know How to Do
Michael Powell.
Publisher: Fall River.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781454910701.  Daedalus Item Code: 52049
 
How would you survive if one day you woke up and found yourself transported centuries into the past? Even if you have no intention of traveling back in time—other than in your own imagination—this ... (Read More)
 
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The New York Times Front Pages 1851–2012: Revised and Updated
Bill Keller, intro.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603762977.  Daedalus Item Code: 51642
 
For over a century and a half the New York Times has offered "All the News That's Fit to Print" (although that famous slogan didn't appear until 1897). The front pages from those editions form ... (Read More)
 
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Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage
Paul N. Hasluck.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616086787.  Daedalus Item Code: 52138
 
Originally published in 1905, with more than 200 engraved illustrations, this handbook covers everything from the basics of rope formation to tying useful knots, splicing rope, working with cordage, ... (Read More)
 
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A Celebration of the Household: The Classic Guide to Running Your Home
L.G. Abell.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620877142.  Daedalus Item Code: 52124
 
Any parent knows that keeping a household in order is no easy task, nor has it ever been. Well over a century ago, L.G. Abell compiled a manual with hundreds of household tips, skills, advice, and ... (Read More)
 
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Random House Webster's Pocket Rhyming Dictionary: Over 30,000 Words: The Essential Resource for Writers, Poets, and Songwriters (Second Edtion)

Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375705144.  Daedalus Item Code: 52219
 
This intriguing, pocketable little dictionary is, as it purports to be, a listing of more than 30,000 words organized alphabetically into one-syllable and two-syllable rhymes, from simple endings ... (Read More)
 
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