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Stupid History: Tales of Stupidity, Strangeness, and Mythconceptions Throughout the Ages by Leland Gregory

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If it will marvel you assertion that Benjamin Franklin didncff0478#three9;t uncover electrical energy, youcff0478#three9;ll revel in this take on loads of historical legends and debacles. Historians and humorists alike is also surprised assertion that:

Samuel Prescott made the well known horseback journey into concord, now not Paul Revere. As a member of Parliament, Isaac Newton spoke only once. He requested for an open window. On April 24, 1898, Spain declared war on the U.S., thus beginning the Spanish-American War. The america declared war the very subsequent day, however now not short of to be outdone, had the date on the assertion changed from April 2five to April 21.With these and various other stories, top humorist Leland Gregory once over again highlights each the unusual and the humorous aspect of humankind.

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author: Leland Gregoryauthor: Andrews McMeel Pub..Binding: PaperbackLanguage: EnglishPages: three20

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