The Encyclopedia of Useless Information

The Encyclopedia of Useless Information


observe what all of the different encyclopedias go away out

This is the perfectly pleasing compendium of strange factoids too fascinating to be contained on your typical encyclopedia. bold to cross-reference the un-cross-reference-able, to alphabetize what can't be alphabetized, and to convey the top focus of enjoyable that could slot in one book's backbone, this knowledge is simply too dead to waste:

In Denmark, pigs pass 'knor'; in Germany, horses pass 'prrrh'; in old Greece, canine went 'au au.' Italians sneeze 'ecci ecci.'

A instructor in Italy used to be disciplined in 1996 for passing scholars examination solutions hidden in salami sandwiches.

In 1957 the U.S. air strength accomplished a survey of the Atlantic Ocean yet refused to reveal its width in view that the knowledge will be of army use to the Russians.

In Paris in 1740 a cow used to be hanged in public following its conviction for sorcery.

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