The Onion's Our Dumb World

Author(s): The Onion


If you really want to know about the world and understand how the planet works, look no further than OUR DUMB WORLD, the atlas that reveals the real truth about each country. OUR DUMB WORLD features incorrect statistics on all of the Earth's 168, 182, or 196 independent nations. Readers will learn about every country from Afghanistan, 'Allah's Cat Box', to the Ukraine, 'The Bridebasket of Europe'. It is an invaluable tool for any reader interested in overthrowing a weakened government in East Asia or exploiting a developing nation in Africa. It is also a reference guide to 250,000 of the world's most important places, such as North Korea's Trench of Victory, the Great Human Pyramid of Egypt, and Saudi Arabia's superhighway, the Mohammedobahn. So if you want to know which is the sleepiest country in Europe, which nation has the hottest queen, or where the rubble from previous conflicts is now buried under the debris of today's wars, OUR DUMB WORLD will provide the answers. Every country's pretensions are skewered, their hopes squashed and their fears laughed at.In short, by the end of this book, you will never be able to visit any country in the world without seeing it in an entirely new and hilarious light.


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  • : 9780752883762
  • : 104129
  • : 104129
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  • : The Onion
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