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The Resource Because I said so! : the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every generation passes down to its kids, Ken Jennings

Because I said so! : the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every generation passes down to its kids, Ken Jennings

Label
Because I said so! : the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every generation passes down to its kids
Title
Because I said so!
Title remainder
the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every generation passes down to its kids
Statement of responsibility
Ken Jennings
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"New York Times" bestselling author and all-time "Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings delivers a characteristically engaging and surprisingly useful new book, revealing the truth behind all the terrible things our parents used to warn us about
Cataloging source
DLC
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1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jennings, Ken
Dewey number
031.02
Index
index present
LC call number
AG243
LC item number
.J47 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Questions and answers
  • Common fallacies
Label
Because I said so! : the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every generation passes down to its kids, Ken Jennings
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"If you break your leg, don't come running to me!" : (spring and summer) -- "Put on a sweater, I'm cold!" : (autumn and winter) -- "Don't make me get the other thermometer!" : (sickness unto barf) -- "Don't pick at that!" : (bumps and bruises) -- "Look both ways before you cross the street!" : (grievous bodily harm) -- "You don't know where that's been!" : (things not to put in your mouth) -- "You'll eat it and you'll like it!" : (mealtime misinformation) -- "Finish your milk!" : (and other drinking problems) -- "I told you to go before we left the house" : (bathroom badgering) -- "Your face will freeze like that!" : (looks and grooming) -- "It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye!" : (vision and supervision) -- "Don't let the bedbugs bite!" : (the science of sleep) -- "This room is a pigsty!" : (kids and other animals) -- "Quit eating the paste!" : (school days) -- "Kids these days!" : (technology and modern life) -- "Well, life isn't fair!" : (the motivational mom) -- "What if your friends all jumped off a cliff?" : (the awkward age)
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 237 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781451656251
Lccn
2012027688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn779265950
  • 671722
Label
Because I said so! : the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every generation passes down to its kids, Ken Jennings
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"If you break your leg, don't come running to me!" : (spring and summer) -- "Put on a sweater, I'm cold!" : (autumn and winter) -- "Don't make me get the other thermometer!" : (sickness unto barf) -- "Don't pick at that!" : (bumps and bruises) -- "Look both ways before you cross the street!" : (grievous bodily harm) -- "You don't know where that's been!" : (things not to put in your mouth) -- "You'll eat it and you'll like it!" : (mealtime misinformation) -- "Finish your milk!" : (and other drinking problems) -- "I told you to go before we left the house" : (bathroom badgering) -- "Your face will freeze like that!" : (looks and grooming) -- "It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye!" : (vision and supervision) -- "Don't let the bedbugs bite!" : (the science of sleep) -- "This room is a pigsty!" : (kids and other animals) -- "Quit eating the paste!" : (school days) -- "Kids these days!" : (technology and modern life) -- "Well, life isn't fair!" : (the motivational mom) -- "What if your friends all jumped off a cliff?" : (the awkward age)
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xvii, 237 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781451656251
Lccn
2012027688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn779265950
  • 671722

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