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Laughing about books
« on: March 22, 2014, 05:03:37 PM »
I found this link through another site - it made me cry with laughter  ;D

"40 Worst Book Covers and Titles Ever"
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2014, 05:15:38 PM »
I found this link through another site - it made me cry with laughter  ;D

"40 Worst Book Covers and Titles Ever"
http://www.boredpanda.com/funny-book-titles-covers/
I actually own one of them.  ;D
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2014, 05:26:51 PM »
I saw one of them in the shop at the Natural History Museum (London) yesterday... :o

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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2014, 05:34:13 PM »
I actually own one of them.  ;D

You know that now you *have to* tell us which one ;D
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2014, 05:37:38 PM »
"Eating people is wrong"

I like the fact that even before I read a single page, I immediately learned something from that book.
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2014, 06:29:21 PM »
"Eating people is wrong"

I like the fact that even before I read a single page, I immediately learned something from that book.

True, but you could potentially have to fight an internal conflict if you had already read "How to Raise Your I.Q. by Eating Gifted Children". Especially if you are coming up on exams or something. Guess reading order could prove to be key here.
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2014, 06:56:09 PM »
I actually own one of them.  ;D

You know that now you *have to* tell us which one ;D
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2014, 11:24:23 PM »
I was in tears of laughter with some of these. You look at some of them and ask yourself: what were they thinking?
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2014, 06:15:44 PM »
I have the missionary position on my kindle.  Actually a really interesting and very controversial look at a woman who many consider a saint.
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2014, 06:19:08 PM »
Having scrolled down further I think I need the fancy coffin book. My partner is a funeral casket wholesaler. If he made fancy caskets instead of the boring (very nice ones) he might get a raise! :o
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2014, 04:55:48 PM »

If you really want to laugh you should check out the amazon reviews for 'How to Avoid Huge Ships' from the list. They are brilliant.

Still, must be quite a good seller, he got a second edition out of it.
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2014, 05:57:21 PM »

If you really want to laugh you should check out the amazon reviews for 'How to Avoid Huge Ships' from the list. They are brilliant.

Still, must be quite a good seller, he got a second edition out of it.

By far some of my favorite reviews on Amazon.
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2014, 08:42:44 PM »

If you really want to laugh you should check out the amazon reviews for 'How to Avoid Huge Ships' from the list. They are brilliant.

Still, must be quite a good seller, he got a second edition out of it.

By far some of my favorite reviews on Amazon.

Mine too. I was hoping that had made that list!!
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2014, 10:40:06 PM »
I actually got "Everything I Want to Do is Illegal" out of the library.
It's about the U.S. Federal rules that constrain small organic farm practices.
They are presumably for public health purposes, but many are just out of date and others are used by agribusiness to control markets.

I learned only that much, and did not read any more  8). I paid $5 in library fines when I forgot to return the book. :'(
I could probably have paid 99 cents on Amazon plus $3.95 shipping and come out ahead.
But then I'd have had to get rid of the the darn thing to make room for my next 99 cent find.
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Re: Laughing about books
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2015, 01:35:14 AM »
I can't think of why they wrote those books.  ???