Anyone interested in funny facts and funny stories about famous people and any English second language, esl, teacher worth his or her salt will enjoy Plunges Into Great Lives, yet another book in the Uncle John's Bathroom Reader series. Most funny stories in Plunges Into Great Lives are the one to three page variety which makes this Uncle John's Bathroom Reader a perfect gift for anyone going on a long plane trip or a perfect funny Christmas gift for the Cliff Claven in your family.
Plunges Into Great Lives covers a gamut of funny people and funny historical facts and factoids. From the story of the Collyer brothers, the ultimate pack rats, by way of funny stories about musicians such as the fifth Beatle, the inventor of Muzak, to more serious musicians such as Schumann. Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into Great Lives covers great lives in all fields of endeavor, from baseball to zoology by way of comic book creators such as Joe Schuster and Jerry Siegel, Bob Kane, Jack Kirby, and Todd McFarlane.
If you know someone who teaches English second language, esl, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History would make a perfect funny gift as this book is not only a fun read for anyone but can easily be used in a classroom setting. There is something for everyone on this very funny book. It is interesting to read about all the very famous and very rich people who never finished high school such as Richard Branson, Andrew Carnegie, Walt Disney, Dave Thomas, and there are a lot more funny anecdotes in this book.
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History also has quite a few pages of funny quotes such as:
"I simply ache from smiling." Queen Elizabeth
"If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars." J. Paul Getty
"If everything's under control, you're going too slow." Mario Andretti
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