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Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? and Other Imponderables: Mysteries of Everyday Life Explained
Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise and Other Imponderables Mysteries of Everyday Life Explained Author:David Feldman Here are the answers to questions that have been keeping you and your loved ones up nights, questions that have driven families to feuds, questions that nag and nag just won't let go. Have you ever wondered juts what purpose those warning labels on mattresses are supposed to serve? Or what happens to the tread that wears off tires? And how many ... more »meals have you spent pondering the perennially baffling question of why hot dogs come ten to a package while hot dog buns come in eight?
Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? has the solutions to these and scores of other Imponderables. David Feldman's witty and irresistible compendium of knowledge goes where other reference books fear to tread, uncovering closely guarded secrets, revealing long-hidden facts, and, like all other invaluable works of detection, never letting well enough alone. Whether you want to settle those arguments about the difference between a kit and a caboodle, or just curious about dry cleaning, Teflon, Wayne Gretzky, or chocolate bunnies, Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? is indispensable.« less