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Publisher's Summary

Ever wonder why New York is called the "Big Apple" or why some countries drive on the right and some on the left? Well, wonder no more. This and over 100 other fascinating questions are answered in detail inside, along with some interesting bonus facts related to each topic to fully satisfy even the most learned of trivia buffs.

©2013 Vacca Foeda Media (P)2013 Vacca Foeda Media
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Fun book and might learn a few trivial things

This was a "light" and "fun" book full of trivial facts. Certainly not heavy reading. Just trivial, interesting (if you didn't know) and fun.

(I am horrible at reviews)

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Now I am wiser

This book made the time fly. Each topic is just the right length, narration is clear and soothing and I am wiser now!

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Fantastic

Loved it. If you are in to facts read by the dulcent tone of Mr. Whistler's voice this is for you.

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fun trivia

Interesting well researched trivia. I found every subject to be fascinating. I am hoping for a sequel.

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great listen

Amazing reading from Simon Whistler...and a great book for everyone,no matter the general knowledge you have

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Wisely Whys

All around good time. Diverse fun. Educational. Reinforced me. I need not go on. Top notch.

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  • 01-30-20

Fantastic

Brilliant easy listening for just relaxing with. Lots of facts and things and Simon Whistler has an easy inoffensive voice that washes nicely over you.