Uncle John's Presents: The Book of the Dumb (Uncle John Presents)

Uncle John's Presents: The Book of the Dumb (Uncle John Presents)


A party of dimwits, lunkheads, undesirable rules and simply undeniable wrongheaded foolishness. In each box of human undertaking, there are humans, issues, and concepts that rank among the finest mankind has ever produced. This publication is not approximately any of that stuff. If there is something human historical past teaches us, persistently and all over again, it is this: by no means underestimate the ability of human stupidity. repeatedly, the human ability to do relatively dumb issues pops up in spectacular and infrequently strangely artistic methods, and as a rule catches those that do the dumb issues unexpectedly. From crashed Mars landers to vegetable-flavored Jell-O to land wars in the course of bitterly chilly Russian winters, The ebook of the Dumb chronicles a number of the largest moments in human folly in each box of human pastime. writer John Scalzi (a widespread contributor to the Uncle John's rest room Reader sequence) takes the reader during the entire of recorded background, trying to find the simplest examples of the worst rules, regrettable utterances, and crackpot theories within the fields of arts, technological know-how, politics, activities, leisure, and more.

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