The Pedant's Revolt

    The Pedant's Revolt

    Why Most Things You Think Are Right Are Wrong

    Andrea Barham

    Michael O'Mara 2005

    Hardback 160pp Illustrated

    9781843171324   Product Code: 43562

    Many popular 'facts' are merely snippets of misinformation that have gained credence through repetition. Covering topics from art and literature to personal grooming, this entertaining survey of modern fallacies separates the true from the false: eg. acrophobia, not vertigo, is fear of heights; Julius Caesar was not born by Caesarean section; and tiredness causes far more road casualties than drink-driving.

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