Do Fish Drink Water?: Puzzling and Improbable Questions and Answers

Do Fish Drink Water?: Puzzling and Improbable Questions and Answers

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  • spanning A Spectrum From Useful To Bizarre To Downright Comical, This Amusing, Amazing Internet Q & A Ranges Form A Language To Geography To Medicine To Simply Off The Wall. As The Official Webmaster For Xerox, Bill Mclain Is Responsible For Handling All Mail From Xerox's External Web Site. However, He Was Quickly Surprised By The Kinds Of Questions He Was Receiving, Questions Like Whether People Born Blind Can See In Their Dreams, Where The Lowest Point On Earth Is, And Why Rabbits Are Associated With Easter.

    in A Move That Brought National Attention From Msnbc, Cnn, And people Magazine, Mclain Began To Answer Each And Every Question He Received. The Result -- Collected In do Fish Drink Water? --is A Surprising, Funny, And Informative Collection Of Facts. Mclain Even Explains The Origin Of The Christmas Tree, What Caused The Great Depression Of 1929, And How To Properly Eat An Oreo Cookie. He Can Even Tell You Why Cats Purr!

    mclain's Answers -- Often As Wild As The Questions -- Prompt Entertaining Anecdotes About Where He Found Them, And How He's Played A Role In Inventions, Long-delayed Reunions, And Even A Marriage Or Two. He Also Provides An Extensive List Of Web Sites Where He Conducts Research, Offering An Informative Guide To Making The Most Of The Internet.

    *although Fish Do Drink Water, Their Primary Method Of Obtaining Fresh Water Is Through Osmosis. The Water Seeps Into Their Body Through Tiny Holes In Their Skin.

    san Francisco Chronicle

    a Veritable Internet Legend Known For Having All The Answers.

  • Author: McLain, Bill.
  • Publisher: Quill
  • Pages: 304
  • Publication Date: 2000-10-24T00:00:01Z
  • Binding: Paperback
  • MSRP: 13
  • ISBN13: 9780688179083
  • ISBN: 0688179088
  • Other ISBN: 9780062031365
  • Other ISBN Binding: print
  • Language: en_US
  • Quality Rating: 1
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