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Inhaltsangabe: More trivia about Ireland than you ever needed to know! Distract yourself from doom-and-gloom with useless information: guaranteed to make you a hit at parties or gatherings of more than one person! This book contains jewels like the following: During the first half of the nineteenth century, the average number of CHILDREN per household in Ireland was 10. An ancient Irish marriage ritual called 'handfasting', involved tying a rope between the newlyweds' wrists for 366 days. It is said that this is where the expression 'TYING THE KNOT' originated.
About the Author: Colin Murphy is the author of The Most Famous Irish People You've Never Heard Of and co-author of the bestselling 'Feckin' collection (The O'Brien Press). His debut historical novel Boycott (Brandon) was published in 2012 to great acclaim. Donal O'Dea is a senior Art Director at one of Ireland's leading advertising agencies.
Buchbeschreibung O'brien Press Ltd Okt 2009, 2009. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Tons of useless trivia to distract from all the doom-and-gloom, with funny and irreverent text and illustrations. 128 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781847171917