Contrary to Popular Belief : More Than 250 False Facts Revealed
Inside you ll learn:
George Washington was not the first president of the United States.
Leap year does not occur every four years.
The ostrich does not bury its head in the sand.
Thomas Edison did not invent the light bulb.
Ship captains cannot perform marriages at sea.
Sound does not travel at the speed of sound.
The needle on a compass does not point to the North Pole.
Leonardo da Vinci did not paint the Mona Lisa.
And more than two hundred other bits of conventional wisdom that are completely bunk."
- Paperback | 260 pages
- 139.7 x 167.6 x 17.8mm | 272.16g
- 11 Oct 2005
- Random House USA Inc
- Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc)
- New York, United States
- Illustrations, unspecified
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