Are you perplexed by the mysteries of the universe? The essential conundrums of our age are answered here. What is the kindest way to tell a friend he has halitosis? Why is the question mark the shape it is? Are those rumours about Richard Gere and gerbils true? Why are Australian women called 'Sheilas'? And Wasps. Why?
Warning: the truth can be shocking, seductive, offensive, outrageous...even disgusting! Are you perplexed by the mysteries of the universe, confounded by the workings of the human body, prone to pondering the great imponderables? At long last, the answers are here for every inquiring mind that's not afraid to face up to the cold, hard facts of life. The author who brought you That Book . . . of Perfectly Useless Information now addresses the quirky, the eclectic, and the essential conundrums of our age in Why Girls Can't Throw . . . and Other Questions You Always Wanted Answered, including: What's the kindest way to tell a friend he has halitosis? Is it cheaper to send yourself as a package to Australia rather than fly on an airplane? Are there any benefits to smoking? Is it true that Keith Richards used to regularly replace all the blood in his body?