Dictionary of Idiocy: An Utterly Quirky Guide to General Ignorance (Paperback)Stephen Bayley (author)
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 16/08/2012
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Wittgenstein said that if people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever happen. In this compelling A-Z of modern ignorance, Stephen Bayley gathers silly, curious and sometimes shocking facts on everything that makes our world tick. Why does Judeo-Christianity love mountains? Why was fear of drinking from skulls the original reason for cremation? And where does the word Fuck come from (hint: think berets)? You'll be surprised how much you never knew!
Publisher: Gibson Square Books Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm
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