From the Back Cover
The real Dracula. Gladiators and guillotines. Life before toilet paper. Famous monsters: the Abominable Snowman, the Loch Ness Monster, Henry VIII. Attila the Hun’s raw-meat saddle, disgusting medieval jobs, how knights in armor went to the bathroom, and why sailors liked eating in the dark. (Hint: You can’t see what’s crawling out of your food.)
What Joy Masoff did for science in her perennial bestseller, Oh Yuck!
, she now does for history in Oh, Yikes!
, an illustrated grossopedia of mankind’s freakiest, funniest, weirdest, and wildest moments.
About the Author
Joy Masoff, mother of two, fell into the world of gross when she became scoutmaster to a den of burping Cub Scouts, and then discovered that her Brownie troop has the same fascination with the feculent. She lives with her family in Waccabac, New York.