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The Indispensable Book of Useless Information: Just When You Thought It Couldn't Get Any More Useless—It Does
Don Voorhees.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399536687.  Daedalus Item Code: 43088
 
Nothing you'll ever need to know is in this book, promises Don Voorhees in this follow-up to The Perfectly Useless Book of Useless Information and The Essential Book of Useless ... (Read More)
 
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The Insult Dictionary: History's Best Slights, Street Talk, and Slang
Julie Tibbott.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781621450665.  Daedalus Item Code: 42694
 
From the Roman to the Shakespearean, from pirate bilge to gumshoe patter, some of the most creative, memorable, and entertaining applications of language through the ages have been invented to tell ... (Read More)
 
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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
 
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
 
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Judging a Book by Its Lover: A Field Guide to the Hearts and Minds of Readers Everywhere
Lauren Leto.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062070142.  Daedalus Item Code: 33794
 
Internet humor blogger Lauren Leto, co-author of Texts from Last Night, here offers a fascinating field guide to the hearts and minds of readers everywhere—an unrelentingly witty and gleefully ... (Read More)
 
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Kind Regards: The Lost Art of Letter Writing
Liz Williams.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843177135.  Daedalus Item Code: 42875
 
From the early Greek philosophers to the novels of Jane Austen, letter-writing has played a defining role in shaping our culture and our civilization. And while e-mails and text messages may be ... (Read More)
 
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Classic Comic Strips: A Quiz Deck: Knowledge Cards
Susan Koop.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780764957697.  Daedalus Item Code: 42806
 
From straightforward humor to social commentary, and from superheroes to soap operas, the funny pages cater to all tastes. These 48 cards feature trivia on the most beloved characters and artists of ... (Read More)
 
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Last Laughs: Funny Tombstone Quotes and Famous Last Words
Kathleen E. Miller. Julie Collins Rousseau, illus,.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402729690.  Daedalus Item Code: 43537
 
In this irreverent book of deadpan humor we find the pithy, the punny, and the unintentionally funny on tombstone epitaphs, as well as a few choice last words. Some are etched on the graves of the ... (Read More)
 
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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls: Essays, Etc.
David Sedaris.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316154703.  Daedalus Item Code: 49490
 
The author of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and Me Talk Pretty One Day, as well as a regular NPR and New Yorker contributor, David Sedaris ... (Read More)
 
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The Looney Tunes Treasury: Includes Amazing Interactive Treasures from the Warner Bros. Vault!
Andrew Farago. Ruth Clampett, foreword.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762440443.  Daedalus Item Code: 43415
 
Who better to tell the colorful story of Looney Tunes cartoons than the stars themselves? Here's Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd, Wile E. Coyote, Tweety & Sylvester, and a dozen other ... (Read More)
 
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Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments His Shrinking Brain, Which He Flatters Himself Formerly Did Him Noble Service
William Ian Miller.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300171013.  Daedalus Item Code: 42100
 
A distinguished professor at a top law school, William Miller brings effortless erudition and acerbic wit to this seriously funny look at growing old. The "it" in Miller's title refers mainly to ... (Read More)
 
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The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865478022.  Daedalus Item Code: 49182
 
When London columnist and arts critic Philip Hensher realized that he had no idea what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt as though something was missing from their friendship; having ... (Read More)
 
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More Show Me How: Everything We Couldn't Fit in the First Book: Instructions for Life from the Everyday to the Exotic
Derek Fagerstrom & Lauren Smith.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780061998799.  Daedalus Item Code: 40723
 
The creators of ShowMeNow.com here offer their second king-sized compendium of how-tos and what-to-dos, from improvised floor-buffing with a tennis ball on a stick to getting married in a ... (Read More)
 
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