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The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation: 97 Things In Life That Annoy, Bother, Chafe, Disturb, Enervate, Frustrate, Grate, Harass, Irk, Jar, Miff, Nettle, Outrage, Peeve, Quash, Rile, Stress Out, Trouble, Upset, Vex, Worry and X, Y, Z YOU!
The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation 97 Things In Life That Annoy Bother Chafe Disturb Enervate Frustrate Grate Harass Irk Jar Miff Nettle Outrage Peeve Quash Rile Stress Out Trouble Upset Vex Worry and X Y Z YOU Author:Laura Lee There is no escape from aggravation. You have experienced it before, and will continue to be plagued by it over, and over, and over again (like a skipping cd) until the end of your days. — BUT WAIT - there's hope! — The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation will defuse and disarm the daily downers with two proven antidotes - humor and information. — T... more »his concise, funny and intelligent reference is handily organized from a to z, with chapters detailing the irritating reasons for athlete's foot, bad breath, mosquitoes, stuck zippers and 93 other common aggravations. Did you know that chewing on tin foil is so unpleasant because a small electric shock is created by the reaction of tin foil, salt, saliva and a filling, or that if scientistsremove the lower (not higher) sound range from fingernails on a chalk board, the noise is no longer noxious?
As the old saying goes, "knowledge is power", and while learning why the line you are not standing in always moves faster won't keep it from happening again, there is rueful comfort to be had in knowing the reason it does.
So for those frequent moments of petty irritation and irrational rage, keep The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation close at hand for instant (if only temporary) relief.« less