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Uncle John's rest room Reader outstanding booklet of Facts combines the main fascinating, enlightening fabric from 9 prior Bathroom Reader favorites into one concise quantity. Flush with delightfully dead — and occasionally even valuable — information regarding activities, video clips, song, politics, American and global heritage, and masses extra, the e-book is the main broad reference consultant within the sequence thus far. Contained inside this convenient, moveable tome are the attention-grabbing narratives, superb trivialities, and easy-to-read lists that enthusiasts have come to please in, in addition to prices, evidence, findings, and old tidbits. bizarre factoid footers at the backside of every web page are ideal for super-quick journeys, whereas quizzes and puzzles brighten up lengthier remains. prepared for easy and quickly reference, the ebook is the fitting better half for trivialities buffs and data junkies who desire a quickly, enjoyable learn not only “at the office,” yet in airports, ready rooms, whereas touring, or for the other moments that may rather be wasted.

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Seventy-four percent of Americans say they make their beds every day. Five percent say they never do. Fifty-seven percent of American households have three or more telephones. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of where they grew up. Do you alphabetize your spice rack? Only one in 12 Americans does. Experts say the average person spends 30 years mad at a family member. S. 4 years. In 71 percent of baby boomer households, both spouses work. According to a Tupperware study, you’ll wind up throwing out about three fourths of your leftovers.

CASTLE Meaning: A large building, usually of the medieval period, fortified as a stronghold Origin: “Castle was one of the earliest words adopted by the British from their Norman conquerors. Originally hailing from the Latin castellum (diminutive of castrum, ‘fort’), it reminds us that Old English also acquired castrum, still present in such place-names as Doncaster and Winchester. ” (Word Origins, by Wilfred Funk) BOULEVARD Meaning: A broad avenue, often with one or more strips of plantings (grass, trees, flower beds) on both sides or down the center Origin: “The name originally came from the Middle Low German Bolwerk, the top of the wide rampart—often 20 or more feet wide—that served as the defensive wall of medieval towns.

5 wieners (including buns) in 12 minutes. Wieners are an economical buy. With virtually no weight loss during preparation, a pound of wieners yields a pound of edible food. In 1970, at Camp David, the presidential retreat, wieners were served to Great Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Anne. More hot dogs—2 million a year—are sold at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport than at any other single location in the world. NASA included the hot dog as a regular menu item on its Apollo moon flights, Skylab missions, and the space shuttle.

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