The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market?Throne Sitters?and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.
Happy birthday, Uncle John! This 20th anniversary edition proves that some things do get better with age. Since 1987, the Bathroom Readersí Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). Uncle Johnís Triumphant 20th Bathroom Reader is jam-packed with 600 pages of all-new articles (as usual, divided by length for your sitting convenience). In what other single book could you find such a lively mix of surprising trivia, strange lawsuits, dumb crooks, origins of everyday things, forgotten history, quirky quotations, and wacky wordplay? Uncle John rules the world of information and humor, so get ready to be thoroughly entertained as you read about:
The incredible (edible) history of bread
The secret congressional bomb shelter
Farts in the news
The history of the aloha shirt
The real Zorro
The worst city in America
How your taste buds work
Itís the Peanuts story, Charlie Brown
And much, much more!