The Mental Floss History of the World

The Mental Floss History of the World

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Pop quiz! Who said what about history? History is . . . (a) more or less bunk.(b) a nightmare from which I am trying to awaken.(c) as thoroughly infected with lies as a street whore with syphilis.Match your answers:(1) Stephen Daedalus of James Joyce's Ulysses(2) Henry Ford(3) Arthur SchopenhauerIt turns out that the answer need not be bunk, nightmarish, or diseased. In the hands of mental_floss, history's most interesting bits have been handpicked and roasted to perfection. Packed with little-known stories and outrageous?but accurate?facts, you'll laugh yourself smarter on this joyride through 60,000 years of human civilization.Remember: just because it's true doesn't mean it's boring!Now with Breaking News"If You Thought the Last Depression Was Great . . ."Answers: (a) 2 (b) 1 (c) 3.
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