The Pocket Encyclopedia of AggravationThe Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation



Given my reasonable hypothesis, I was sure The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation was destined to disappear without a trace. But we returned to life and laughter and, importantly for me, complaining about the little things that get on ...

Author: Laura Lee

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780316473460

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Page: 272

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This collection of 100 headaches, day-ruining events, moment destroying mishaps and infuriating everyday aggravations presents the fascinating facts behind the world's most frustrating situations. Laura Lee's dry, humorous and scientific text explains why fingernails on the chalkboard make you cringe; why people drive slowly in the fast lane; why dripping faucets annoy women more than men; why the other line is always faster than the one you are on; and more. She also gives tips on how to deal with annoying things like brain freeze, hangnails, and that coworker that wears too much perfume. Amazingly, some things are less annoying when you know the facts. Redesigned with enlightening diagrams and witty drawings, The Pocket Guide of Aggravation, finally answers the question, why is that so annoying?
An indispensable tool of the wine enthusiast, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Encyclo- pedia of Wine 2001 is thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date information. This 24th edition of the world's bestselling wine book gives expert help in choosing a wine for every occasion and every budget. With current information on more than 6,000 wines, growers, and regions worldwide, the Pocket Encyclopedia is packed with advice to assist your selection of wine, whether in stores or restaurants, for cellaring, or for special events. Extensive coverage -- from re-emerging Eastern European regions to the newest additions in the United States -- will introduce even the experienced oenophile to little-known finds, while detailed entries clarify information for the novice. Johnson names the top-valued wines from every country and highlights those to drink in 2001, with predictions for wines to watch for in the future. Also included are regional maps, label guides, and vintage charts, along with fascinating entries on the history, production, and appreciation of wine. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Encyclopedia of Wine 2001 is the peerless standard of wine guides, a crucial addition to the library of every wine lover, enthusiast, and connoisseur.

The Pocket Encyclopedia of Healing Touch TherapiesThe Pocket Encyclopedia of Healing Touch Therapies



THE POCKET ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HEALING TOUCH THERAPIES 136 TECHNIQUES THAT ALLEVIATE PAIN , CALM THE MIND , AND PROMOTE HEALTH SKYE ALEXANDER , Author of 10 - Minute Feng Shui ANNE SCHNEIDER , Sei Chem Reiki Master THE POCKET ENCYCLOPEDIA ...

Author: Skye Alexander

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

ISBN: 9781610593816

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Page: 304

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The Pocket Encyclopedia of Healing Touch Therapies is a convenient reference that will guide you in the art of healing yourself and others through 136 of the best healing touch techniques from reiki, reflexology, and acupressure. Easy to understand and immediately applicable to everyday health concerns, from migraines and upset stomach, to anxiety and muscle aches, this guide gives readers an inexpensive, D.I.Y. approach to healing themselves.

A pocket encyclop dia or library of general knowledgeA pocket encyclop dia or library of general knowledge



POCKET ENCYCLOPEDIA . A A is the first letter of the alphabet in every known language , except that of Ethiopia ; its Greek name is Alpha , from the Hebrew Aleph , which is very significant , denoting either an ox or a leader ; each a ...

Author: Edward Augustus Kendall

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ISBN: OXFORD:600076200

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Page: 464

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