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Friday, May 8, 2020 | History

2 edition of Return of the Straight Dope found in the catalog.

Return of the Straight Dope

Cecil Adams

Return of the Straight Dope

by Cecil Adams

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Form - Essays,
  • Questions & Answers,
  • Trivia,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9672158M
    ISBN 101417708034
    ISBN 109781417708031

    The Straight Dope: A Compendium of Human Knowledge. Cecil Adams. Ballantine Books, - Humor - pages/5(5).   More of the Straight Dope () Return of the Straight Dope () The Straight Dope Tells All () Triumph of the Straight Dope () In addition, the collection Know It All was published for younger audiences by Cecil's "assistant" Ed Zotti. [6] Television. In , the A&E Network briefly aired a show based on the column called The.

    The Straight Dope Joshua Wolf Shenk Buzzed is a fun and useful book, but it would probably do more good to buy a copy for your congressman than for your child or friend. Definition of straight dope in the Idioms Dictionary. straight dope phrase. What does straight dope expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

    This, the first Straight Dope column is also available on (part of the FAQ). As already noted there: “Note: The above 'blurb' is that originally published with the column and is. The Straight Dope Online includes Weird Earl's, which is a corner showcasing some of the wildest and wackiest stuff that can be found on the weird wide web. There is also a feature called Threadspotting which is a spotlight for really offbeat, silly or enlightening chatter found on the Straight Dope message board.


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Return of the Straight Dope by Cecil Adams Download PDF EPUB FB2

Return Of The Straight Dope helps readers to solve the mysteries behind things like what was Barney Rubble's Job or how do those astronauts go the bathroom in space. Or Is there really a place called Podunk. You get the idea. This book is a must have for trivia lovers everywhere!/5(12).

The Straight Dope books are a textbook case of diminishing returns. The first one is great fun, and the second only a little less successful (because a little more uneven).

But once you get to this book the whole thing is starting to feel tired/5. About Return of the Straight Dope "When inquiring minds want to know, there is someone to turn to for an answer." WALL STREET JOURNAL Cecil Adams’s first two books covered everything from the real lyrics to "Louie, Louie," to whatever became of Einstein’s brain.

You probably thought you couldn’t stand any more genius in one lifetime. The Straight Dope books are some of the best trivia books out there today - they cover everything from pop culture to religion questions with all sorts of weirdness in Cece, as he is known to his friends, started a column at the Chicago Reader in and his been answering bizzare trivia questions ever since.5/5(5).

In his latest volume (after The Straight Dope and More of the Straight Dope), a collection of his syndicated Q & A columns, Cecil discourses snappily on.

Return of the Straight Dope: Still More from the Return of the Straight Dope book Newspaper Column (Paperback or Softback) Adams, Cecil Published by Ballantine Books 3/12/ (). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Return of the Straight Dope by Cecil Adams; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Curiosities and wonders, Questions and answers.

Return of the Straight Dope by Cecil Adams Cecil Adams is someone who probably would have along with Leonardo Da Vinci quite well, assuming that Da Vinci enjoyed sarcasm. Is Adams a polymath. I have no idea, but if his Straight Dope columns–collected from his newspaper columns–are any indication, he’s pretty damn smart.

Scholarly opinion holds that the book of Job was probably written by at least two authors, one who wrote a prose prologue and epilogue that are likely quite old (say from BC or so), and one who wrote a poetic middle section, perhaps before BC.

There were later additions and revision of the poetry. Straight Dope Message Board > Main > General Questions. Post New Thread.

Threads in Forum: General Questions. #N#Views: 1, Announcement: Tapatalk. TubaDiva (Capo di tutti capi) #N#Thread / Thread Starter. #N#Sticky: How to protect and clean your computer from malware (1 2 3) AM. #N#Sticky: Reference sites (1 2 3). Share - Return of the Straight Dope by Cecil Adams (, Paperback) Return of the Straight Dope by Cecil Adams (, Paperback) Be the first to write a review.

More of the Straight Dope () Return of the Straight Dope () The Straight Dope Tells All () Triumph of the Straight Dope () In addition, the collection Know It All was published for younger audiences by Cecil's "assistant" Ed Zotti.

Television. Inthe A&E Network briefly aired a show based on the column called The Straight Dope, hosted and co Created by: Cecil Adams. Return Of The Straight Dope helps readers to solve the mysteries behind things like what was Barney Rubble's Job or how do those astronauts go the bathroom in space.

Or Is there really a place called Podunk. You get the idea. This book is a must have for trivia lovers everywhere!/5. Genre/Form: FAQs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adams, Cecil.

Return of the straight dope. New York: Ballantine Books, (OCoLC) The Straight Dope from Cecil Adams is like lots of that neat content that was essentially the internet before the internet.

Books and mags like MAD Magazine, Nintendo Power, comic books and more were where you learned about life and it's cynicism, sarcasm and fun aspects, some with great write-ins.

Cecil Adams is the author of The Straight Dope ( avg rating, ratings, 32 reviews, published ), More of the Straight Dope ( avg rating, 28 /5. Cecil Adams is the author of The Straight Dope, More of the Straight Dope, Return of the Straight Dope, Triumph of the Straight Dope, and The Straight Dope Tells All.

All of Cecil's dealings with the public are handled by his editor and confidant, Ed Zotti, author of Know It All!, who has been sworn to secrecy.

Consequently, little is known about Cecil's private : Random House Publishing Group. A note from Cecil Adams about the Straight Dope: This week's Straight Dope marks the last appearance of the column as the Teeming Millions have known it Author: Cecil Adams.

(Review of Return of the Barbarians, Jakub Grygiel, August ) Jakub Grygiel, of the US State Department, has all the insight to make Return of the Barbarians a truly important book for our time Author: David Wineberg. A fast reading journey in the social sciences, pure sciences, justice, humor, racism and more.

David Wineberg's nonfiction book reviews appear twice weekly on four online services and are reprinted and reposted on numerous others around the world.

They are translated to work on international sites, and several have been reprinted in other books. by Cecil Adams includes books The Straight Dope, More of the Straight Dope, Straight Dope Tells All, and several more. See the complete The Straight Dope series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.The First Straight Dope Column.

February 2, None of the groups reported any adverse reactions from their memberships when plans to return to Chicago were announced. In all, seven conventions were lost at the very least. Inafter three or four groups had made their announcements, the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau estimated.About The Straight Dope Tells All.

IF KNOWLEDGE WAS POWER, CECIL ADAMS WOULD RULE THE WORLD! It’s true! For the past twenty-five years, in his books and weekly newspaper column, world-history genius Cecil Adams has been patiently explaining to the Teeming Millions how the world works.