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Nov 24, 1991
| ISBN 9780449147467
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Apr 24, 2013
| ISBN 9780307834171
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Nov 24, 1991 | ISBN 9780449147467
Apr 24, 2013 | ISBN 9780307834171
“Why?” is the first question we learn to ask as children and the one our parents have the hardest time answering. This is because “Why?” is the most difficult question to research.Why is the color blue used for boys?Why do worms come out onto sidewalks after a rain?Why do chefs wear tall hats?Everyone knows that . . . . . . Donuts have holes. . . We clink glasses before saying a toast. . . Golfers yell “fore!” before teeing off. . . We not our heads yes and shake our heads no But how many of us know why? You’ll learn the answers and a whole lot more in this fun and fact-filled almanac. And all you have to do is ask WHY?!
Douglas B. Smith is the author of Ever Wonder Why? and its sequel, More Ever Wonder Why?
I got lost in this book for hours. There are answers to questions I didn’t even know to ask–and they’re all fascinating. This book holds the kind of fun and unique facts that will impress and amaze your friends. Do you know why the sea is salty? Why $ means dollars? Why Swiss cheese has holes? Why prostitutes are called "hookers"? Why tennis balls are fuzzy?Intrigued? I was. Now you’ll have to buy this book to discover the answers. . . .–Cassie Nylen, Copy Assistant
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