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4.0 out of 5 stars trivia at its finest, September 14, 2001
This review is from: Panati's Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things (Paperback)
If you enjoy trivia and unusual
facts, then Charles Panati's
Extraordinary Origins of
Everyday Things, is the perfect
book. I have read other trivia books and I can say without
hesitation that Mr. Panati produces the best of the genre.
Many trivia books list a dry and uninspired fact sheet.
Panati, however, avoids this common pitfall and instead
entertains us with unusual and well researched trivia about
the history or origin of many everyday items and customs.
His books are formatted into logical chapter groupings
that easily flow from one topic to another. The book
is a pleasure to read and it teaches you in a pain free
style, answering questions that until now you couldn't find
answers for! Panati's words will both enlighten and
enchant you.
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Initial post: Jul 13, 2010 2:59:15 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 30, 2010 3:39:02 PM PDT
An informative review!

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I am delighted that readers like this book, because my books have the similar features though they are about a language. ;-)
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