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Does it really take seven years to digest swallowed gum? : and other questions you've always wanted to ask

Author: Sandra Donovan; Colin W Thompson
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publications, ©2010.
Series: Is that a fact?
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores whether there's a factual basis for some of our most common urban legends and features fun facts about the legends through entertaining sidebars.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Miscellanea
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Donovan; Colin W Thompson
ISBN: 9780822590859 0822590859
OCLC Number: 316736687
Description: 40 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: When you bite on a Wint-O-Green Life Saver in the dark, does it make a spark? --
Can you fry an egg on the sidewalk if it's very warm outside? --
Can you fly if you tie enough helium-filled balloons to you? --
Is it possible to swing 360 degrees on a swing set? --
Does the average human consume four spiders per year while sleeping? --
Can a spark from a cell phone make a gas station explode? --
Does it really take seven years to digest swallowed gum? --
If you leave a tooth in a glass of Coke overnight, will the tooth dissolve? --
Can reusing plastic water bottles cause cancer? --
Can you get free items by pouring salt water into vending machine coin slots? --
Can water boiled in a microwave suddenly "explode"? --
Will tapping on the top of a soda can prevent the soda from foaming up when opened? --
Is there a special chemical that can detect urine in a swimming pool? --
Is the number of people alive today greater than the number who have ever died? --
Will eggs really stand on their ends during the vernal equinox? --
Will a penny placed on a train track cause a train to derail? --
Does Jell-O gelatin really contain animal bones and skin?
Series Title: Is that a fact?
Responsibility: Sandy Donovan ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson.

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This book explores whether there's a factual basis for some of our most common urban legends and features fun facts about the legends through entertaining sidebars.

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