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    DescriptionYou are an idiot. Don't get defensive! It's not your fault. For decades your teachers, authority figures and textbooks have been lying to you. You do not have five senses. Your tongue doesn't have neatly segregated taste-bud zones. You don't know what the pyramids really looked like. You're even pooping wrong - Jesus, you're a wreck! But it's going to be okay. Because we're here to help. Packed with more sexy facts than the Encyclopedia Pornographica, the Cracked "De-Textbook" will teach you about the true stars of history, why you picture everything from Velociraptors to Ancient Rome incorrectly, and finally, at long last - how to pop a proper squat. This book was built from the ground up to systematically seek out, dismantle and destroy the many untruths that years of misguided education have left festering inside of you, and leave you a smarter person...whether you like it or not. "The De-Textbook "is a merciless, brutal learning machine. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are informed.

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    The De-Textbook
    The Stuff You Didn't Know about the Stuff You Thought You Knew
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Cracked.Com
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 209
    Width: 184 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 620 g
    ISBN 13: 9780452298200
    ISBN 10: 0452298202

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.0
    BIC subject category V2: WDKX, JFH
    B&T General Subject: 460
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11800
    Libri: ENGM1080
    BIC E4L: HUM
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    BISAC V2.8: REF023000
    BIC subject category V2: WHP
    BISAC V2.8: REF007000
    DC21: 001.96
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: HUM007000
    DC22: 001.96
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: AZ999 .D47 2013
    Thema V1.0: WDKX, GBC, WHP
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    29 October 2013
    Author Information
    Founded in 1958 as a print publication, Cracked.com has been published exclusively online since 2006. Jack O'Brien, the site's editor in chief, lives in New York.
    Review quote
    Praise for YOU MIGHT BE A ZOMBIE AND OTHER BAD NEWS "In a sea of literary lies, finally a book that will tell you the truth about the things you need to know." -Sarah Silverman "Smart, funny, and cool." -Roger Ebert "The funniest, wisest, greatest book ever written! I keep reading and rereading it here in my padded cell!" -Stan Lee