This section is compsed of snipets from a book by Richard Shenkman entitled Legends, Lies, & Cherished Myths in World History

Ever heard of Herodotus?

The truth about the Fall of the Roman Empire

Copernicus and Galileo

The truth about the defeat of the Spanish Armada and Captain Kidd

What was the Black Hole of Calcutta

Of Kilts and Bagpipes, Voltaire, and William Bligh

Ways to get on the bad side of the Police


Final getting you down?

Thesis worrying you needlessly?

Is beer something you need more of?

Had any Christmas mixups yet this year?

Or just a poem of Christmas to brighten your day?

How about some Generations quotes to brighten up what may turn out to be an otherwise boring day?

Or even material from the infamous Princess Bride

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