By Leland Gregory
Product Description Why precisely is Paul Revere respected? used to be the lightbulb relatively Thomas Edison's vibrant notion? * Best-selling writer Leland Gregory employs his masterful wit to reveal ancient myths, pretend proof, unusual occasions, and stories of human stupidity all through heritage. If it's going to surprise you to benefit that Benjamin Franklin did not notice electrical energy, you will enjoy this tackle 1000s of ancient legends and debacles. Historians and humorists alike can be shocked to profit that: * Samuel Prescott made the recognized horseback journey into harmony, no longer Paul Revere. * As a member of Parliament, Isaac Newton spoke just once. He requested for an open window. * On April 24, 1898, Spain declared struggle at the united states, therefore beginning the Spanish-American battle. The U.S. declared struggle the very subsequent day, yet now not desirous to be outdone, had the date at the statement replaced from April 25 to April 21. With those and lots of different tales, best stand-up comedian Leland Gregory once more highlights either the unusual and the humorous aspect of humankind. concerning the writer Leland Gregory has authored greater than a dozen humor titles together with *What's The quantity for 911?*, *Stupid History*, and the *New York occasions* best-sellers *America's Dumbest Criminals* and *Stupid American History*. A tireless promoter, he has made hundreds and hundreds of radio and tv appearances, together with a number of appearances on NBC's this day express. Leland lives in Nashville, Tennessee.