Mental Floss: Cocktail Party Cheat Sheets

by Editors of Mental Floss

On Sale: 05/30/2006

Mental Floss: Cocktail Party Cheat Sheets

by Editors of Mental Floss

On Sale: 05/30/2006

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About the Book

Friends? Romans? Countrymen?
You never know whom you'll have to impress
at your next corporate shindig or keg party.

Whatever the target audience, mental_floss knows staring facedown into the punch bowl isn't the trick. In fact, that's exactly why we're handing you Cocktail Party Cheat Sheets—a totally effective, foolproof guide to starting and sustaining conversations on every topic under the sun. Want to wax wise about barbarians, socialist theory, and jazz musicians? What about Keynesian economics, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and James Joyce's Ulysses? Well, it's all right here in front of you.

We've jam-packed this book with jaw-dropping facts and hysterical anecdotes that are sure to please. So go ahead and stock up for your next soiree. We're not guaranteeing it will make you the most knowledgeable person in the room . . . just the most interesting.

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Critical Praise

“A lot like that professor of yours who peppered his tests with raunchy jokes: it makes learning fun.” - Newsweek

“A delightfully eccentric and eclectic new magazine.” - Washington Post

“Part scholarly journal, part Spy magazine protégé.” - Charlotte Observer

“For the discerning intellect, mental_floss cleans out the cobwebs.” - Chicago Tribune

“The titans of trivia.” - Newsweek

“An ideal reference to settle arguments or jog your memory.” - Calgary Herald

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060882518
  • ISBN 10: 0060882514
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 05/30/2006
  • Pages: 208
  • List Price:15.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : HUMOR / General
  • BISAC2 : GAMES / Trivia

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