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The straight dope

a compendium of human knowledge

by Cecil Adams

  • 321 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Questions and answers.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Cecil Adams ; edited and with an introduction by Ed Zotti ; illustrated by Slug Signorino.
    ContributionsZotti, Ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAG195 .A39 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 417 p. :
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2484128M
    ISBN 100345333152
    LC Control Number87404713

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    "The Straight Dope" was a question-and-answer newspaper column written under a pseudonym of Cecil Adams and illustrated (also pseudonymously) by Slug Signorino, first published in in the Chicago Reader as well as syndicated nationally in the United States and a website by the same name. Buy Return of the Straight Dope by Cecil Adams online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $

    The Straight Dope. likes. Two buddies got together and decided that the way news and politics were presented needed to be changed. We give it to you straight, unbiased and ers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adams, Cecil. More of the straight dope. New York: Ballantine Books, (OCoLC) Document Type.


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