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Rubes Cow Tipping Mega Mini Kit
Leigh Rubin, illus.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780762440085.  Daedalus Item Code: 66250
 
Rural pranksters have been bragging about their cow-tipping adventures (with varying degrees of credibility) for almost as long as there have been cows. You too can go cow-tipping like an udder fool ... (Read More)
 
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Rudegami: Taking Perverse Pleasure from Impure Origami: Includes 40 Pieces of Origami Paper
Oliver Zachary.
Publisher: Dog 'N' Bone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780957140974.  Daedalus Item Code: 50794
 
Liven up your next party—or simply amuse your more puerile friends—with this collection of, shall we say, unexpected origami patterns. Here are 18 designs and variations to subvert and ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare Flush with Verse: Classic Quotations for Time of Deep Thought
William Shakespeare.
Publisher: Cider Mill.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781604331394.  Daedalus Item Code: 70929
 
Though overlooked by serious scholars of Shakespeare, a close reading of his works suggests that the Bard may have done some of his best work while in the loo: "Diseased nature oftentimes breaks ... (Read More)
 
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Smart Mouths: Instant Genius: The Best Quotations Ever Collected
The Knowledge Commons.
Publisher: Portable Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607100751.  Daedalus Item Code: 70956
 
A great quote is a tiny thought-bomb: it explodes in the mind and illuminates an otherwise obscure truth about life. It reminds us of something we already knew, but didn't quite know we knew. Funny, ... (Read More)
 
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The Smartest Book in the World: A Lexicon of Literacy, A Rancorous Reportage, A Concise Curriculum of Cool
Greg Proops. Jennifer Canaga, illus.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476747040.  Daedalus Item Code: 64581
 
Best known for appearing on the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and for his award-winning podcast The Smartest Man in the World, Greg Proops is also a fountain of historical ... (Read More)
 
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So, Anyway...
John Cleese.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385348249.  Daedalus Item Code: 70699
 
The preternaturally storklike John Cleese was just days away from graduating from Cambridge and setting off on a law career when he was visited by two BBC executives, who offered him a job writing ... (Read More)
 
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Terrible Tricks Activity Box: Perform Foolsome Pranks with Devious Devices!
Roald Dahl. Quentin Blake, illus.
Publisher: Top That!.   Format: book & toy.
ISBN: 9781782446552.  Daedalus Item Code: 70157
 
Fans of Roald Dahl know he himself was a fan of silly practical jokes and grossly funny gags, hence this mischievous activity set for youngsters 7 and up. It features a 24-page booklet explaining how ... (Read More)
 
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Typewriter: The History, the Machine, the Writers
Tony Allan.
Publisher: Shelter Harbor Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627950343.  Daedalus Item Code: 59518
 
Now that typewriters have been replaced by computers in the workplace, at home, and even in writers' studies, a strange thing is happening: typewriters have been staging a comeback, as a new ... (Read More)
 
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Uncle John's Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader
Bathroom Readers' Institute.
Publisher: Bathroom Readers' Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781607109037.  Daedalus Item Code: 71477
 
This all-new 26th edition of the annual Bathroom Reader proves why Uncle John is the undisputed king of throne-room entertainment. This Perpetually Pleasing almanac is overflowing with ... (Read More)
 
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Whoopee Cushion

Publisher: House of Marbles.   Format: .
UPC: 5014631012795.  Daedalus Item Code: 66011
 
One of those gifts that it is truly better to give than to receive—or fall victim to—this particular inflatable novelty item is purveyed by one Lord Phartwell as being "for those with a discerning ... (Read More)
 
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Why Grizzly Bears Should Wear Underpants
The Oatmeal.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781449427702.  Daedalus Item Code: 71896
 
Following up How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You, TheOatmeal.com's Matt Inman presents this second cartoon collection of animal-themed wrongness. Among the 50 comic stories here ... (Read More)
 
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You Know Me...Busy, Busy! Mini Tissues: Unscented White 30 Individual 2-Ply Tissues
Anne Taintor.
Publisher: Anne Taintor.   Format: .
UPC: 823398085790.  Daedalus Item Code: 76155
 
"You know me ... busy, busy!" proclaims this vacationing bather, busily paddling her inflatable raft. Whatever may be causing you to need a little dab, having this petite 3-inch tissue box handy ... (Read More)
 
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