Why Most Things You Think Are Right Are Wrong
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.