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Dangerous Book for Idiots: 100 Death-Defying Projects for the Reckless Fool
Chaz Nuffington-Twattt.
Publisher: Prion.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781853759185.  Daedalus Item Code: 62555
 
Are you stark raving bonkers? Possess too much adrenaline and not enough brain cells? Do you perhaps love the taste of hospital food? Then this may be just the book for you—a collection of 100 ... (Read More)
 
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The Desktop Digest of Despots and Dictators: An A–Z of Tyranny
Gilbert Alter-Gilbert. Steve Krakow, illus.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616088309.  Daedalus Item Code: 54734
 
Illustrated with a series of boldly colored pop-art portraits by Steve Krakow, this book from the author of Poets Ranked by Beard Weight offers a lively catalogue of 53 notoriously ... (Read More)
 
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A Dictionary of Idiocy: An Utterly Quirky Guide to General Ignorance
Stephen Bayley.
Publisher: Gibson Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906142629.  Daedalus Item Code: 63300
 
Why do we love mountains? How did fear of drinking from skulls lead to cremation? And where does the word "cocktail" come from? In this endlessly browsable A-to-Z of modern idiocy—beginning with the ... (Read More)
 
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Do You Think You're Clever?: The Oxford and Cambridge Questions
John Farndon. Libby Purves, intro.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848311329.  Daedalus Item Code: 62387
 
Does a Girl Scout have a political agenda? If you're not in California, how do you know it exists? And what happens when you drop an ant? Here John Farndon—who is after all a Cambridge ... (Read More)
 
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Dogfight at the Pentagon: Sergeant Dogs, Grumpy Cats, Wallflower Wingmen, and Other Lunacy from the Wall Street Journal's A-Hed Column
Barry Newman, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062333193.  Daedalus Item Code: 54072
 
One of the Wall Street Journal's most popular features for more than 70 years, the daily A-Hed column—named for a graphical header that suggested the letter A—has diverted readers from the ... (Read More)
 
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Epitaphs to Remember: Remarkable Inscriptions from New England Gravestones
Janet Greene. Castle Freeman, foreword.
Publisher: Alan Hood.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780911469103.  Daedalus Item Code: 62113
 
Originally published as Over Their Dead Bodies in 1962 by independent Vermont publisher Stephen Greene Press, this unexpectedly charming little book records more than 200 epitaphs found on ... (Read More)
 
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Flying Nuns Kit: A Habit-Forming Game

Publisher: Running Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780762440092.  Daedalus Item Code: 66186
 
Never mind Sally Field, these flying nuns are yours to launch into the heavens—or at least across a table. The game kit contains two sets of miniature nuns (three in white, three in black) and a ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom's Just Another Word for People Finding Out You're Useless: A Dilbert Book
Scott Adams.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780740778155.  Daedalus Item Code: 40934
 
In this 2009 collection, with Sunday strips and daily strips all in color, Ratbert becomes the boss's official "mole" in the organization; Wally is taken "out of the loop" and finds his new cubicle ... (Read More)
 
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From Rocks to Rockets: A Humorous History of Warfare
William Gilkerson.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846034978.  Daedalus Item Code: 40180
 
As a boy William Gilkerson—now a painter, sailor, historian, and winner of Canada's Governor General's Literary Award—used to draw little soldiers, an addiction that led to this tongue-in-cheek ... (Read More)
 
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: The World's Oldest Joke Book
Dan Crompton, translator.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843174981.  Daedalus Item Code: 52399
 
Proving that, despite the advances of civilization, our sense of humor hasn't evolved all that much, this book presents some 240 cheeky puns, cheesy one-liners, sexual innuendoes, and more than its ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington Is Cash Money: A No-Bullshit Guide to the United Myths of America
Cory O'Brien. Soren Melville, illus.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399173486.  Daedalus Item Code: 61558
 
The author of Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes and host of the website BetterMyths.com, Cory O'Brien is back to regale us with his blog-style take on American history and myth—which are the same ... (Read More)
 
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Giant Book of Dirty Jokes
Compiled by "Mr. J".
Publisher: Castle Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780890098127.  Daedalus Item Code: 62817
 
Originally published from 1976 to 1981 as The World's Best Dirty Jokes, More of the World's Best Dirty Jokes, and Still More of the World's Best Dirty Jokes, this omnibus ... (Read More)
 
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