The Pedant's Revolt

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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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The Pedant's Revolt

The Pedant's Revolt

Why Most Things You Think Are Right Are Wrong

Hardback160pp Illustrated

9781843171324     Product Code: 243562

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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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