Bubble Gum and Hula Hoops: The Origins of Objects in Our Everyday Lives

Bubble Gum and Hula Hoops: The Origins of Objects in Our Everyday Lives

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The fascinating and funny origins of everyday objects-bliss for history hounds, language lovers and trivia buffs.

In this delightful volume, Harry Oliver reveals the most unusual and unexpected stories behind the household necessities, toys, common objects, technological advances, and everyday items we all take for granted. Who hasn't wondered:

?Whether Thomas Crapper really invented the toilet

?What accident led to the invention of the microwave

?Why it took… (more)

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Publisher: Perigee (January 05, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 841 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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