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Uncle Johns 24th flagship edition is glittering with more than 500 all-new pages of absorbing material that prove once again why Uncle John makes the best-selling bathroom-reading series in the world.

The information miners at the Bathroom Readers Institute have unearthed a priceless collection of surprising, amazing, headscratching, and hilarious articles. Divided by length for your sitting convenience, 24-Karat Gold is chock-full of little-known history, random origins, weird news, celebrity secrets, and urban legends. As always, youll find plenty of dumb criminals, clever wordplay, quirky quotations, and much, much more. Just open up to any page—who knows what treasures await you?

Judges gone wild

The Barbie scandals

Canada's underpants king

Helen Keller: vaudeville star

The double A-bomb survivors

The history of the umbrella

America's forbidden island

What the Hokey Pokey is really all about

And much, much more!

Synopsis:

The information miners at the Bathroom Readers Institute have unearthed a priceless collection of surprising, amazing, headscratching, and hilarious articles. Divided by length for your sitting convenience, 24-Karat Gold is chock-full of little-known history, random origins, weird news, celebrity secrets, and urban legends. As always, youll find plenty of dumb criminals, clever wordplay, quirky quotations, and much, much more. Just open up to any page—who knows what treasures await you?

The history of the railroads

How to become a bounty hunter

The third degree on the physics of burns

The Julius Caesar of Africa

Boiling an egg in a paper cup (and other campfire secrets)

Helen Keller: vaudeville star

How to play marbles

The fish hospital and other odd places

Real-life superheroes

The science of fairy tales

The origin of the chain-link fence

Doomed children of famous parents

About the Author

Bathroom Readers' Institute: The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market—Throne Sitters—and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781607103202
Author:
Bathroom Readers Institute
Publisher:
Portable Press
Author:
Bathroom Readers' Institute
Author:
Bathroom Reader's Hysterical Society
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
540
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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The information miners at the Bathroom Readers Institute have unearthed a priceless collection of surprising, amazing, headscratching, and hilarious articles. Divided by length for your sitting convenience, 24-Karat Gold is chock-full of little-known history, random origins, weird news, celebrity secrets, and urban legends. As always, youll find plenty of dumb criminals, clever wordplay, quirky quotations, and much, much more. Just open up to any page—who knows what treasures await you?

The history of the railroads

How to become a bounty hunter

The third degree on the physics of burns

The Julius Caesar of Africa

Boiling an egg in a paper cup (and other campfire secrets)

Helen Keller: vaudeville star

How to play marbles

The fish hospital and other odd places

Real-life superheroes

The science of fairy tales

The origin of the chain-link fence

Doomed children of famous parents

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