Synopses & Reviews
Do numbers leave you feeling -- well, numb? This compendium of fascinating data will bring figures to life while answering lots of questions you've wondered about. Discover which is higher in sodium: fast food french fries, the hamburger, or cherry pie; why it's Route 66, not Route 67; why you can't mail things second class; what the four extra digits on your zip code stand for; and much more.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-284) and index.