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Because I said so!: [the truth behind the myths, tales, & warnings every generation passes down to its kids]

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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.
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subject_facet Common fallacies, Curiosities and wonders, Family & relationships. -- Parenting, Humor. -- General, Questions and answers, Reference. -- General, Reference. -- Trivia
table_of_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).
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title Because I said so! : [the truth behind the myths, tales, & warnings every generation passes down to its kids]
title_display Because I said so! : the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every generation passes down to its kids
title_full Because I Said So! The Truth Behind the Myths, Tales, and Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids, Because I said so! : [the truth behind the myths, tales, & 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, Because I said so! [sound recording] : [the truth behind the myths, tales, & warnings every generation passes down to its kids] / Ken Jennings
title_short Because I said so! :
title_sort because i said so! the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every generation passes down to its kids
title_sub [the truth behind the myths, tales, & warnings every generation passes down to its kids]
topic Humor (Nonfiction), Nonfiction
topic_facet Humor (Nonfiction), Nonfiction
upc 9781452609744