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How Hemlines Predict the Economy: Explanations, Rationalizations, and Theories on Everything | [Peter FitzSimons]

How Hemlines Predict the Economy: Explanations, Rationalizations, and Theories on Everything

Hilarious riffs on life from a man's perspective. Why does the dominant partner in any sexual relationship usually sleep on the side of the bed nearest the door? Is there a direct relationship between the length of hemlines and the state of the national economy? Are odd numbers evil? And why do drivers with hats drive 20 miles per hour slower than those without?These are the big questions of life, and it takes a brave man to tackle them.
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Why do people wearing hats drive more slowly? Why does the dominant partner in a romantic relationship always sleep near the door? Why do people in some countries tilt their heads to the left when they kiss, and others to the right? In this amusing audiobook, narrated in a smooth baritone by Robin Bloodworth, Australian writer and broadcaster Peter FitzSimons shares a collection of folk theories about relationships, science, life, death, and everything in between. Less serious than the title might make it seem, these are light, chuckle-worthy pieces that probably won't help you win an argument, but will give you plenty to talk about at your next dinner party.

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Hilarious riffs on life from a man's perspective. Why does the dominant partner in any sexual relationship usually sleep on the side of the bed nearest the door? Is there a direct relationship between the length of hemlines and the state of the national economy? Are odd numbers evil? And why do drivers with hats drive 20 miles per hour slower than those without?These are the big questions of life, and it takes a brave man to tackle them.

Author, broadcaster, and columnist Peter FitzSimons is the ideal guide to the weird world of the popular theory, the urban myth, and the land of "did you know...?" His offbeat, insightful, and painfully funny takes on our world will have listeners laughing out loud and recounting every last anecdote to friends and family. FitzSimons' knack for witty and wise observations of everything from relationship phenomena to street traffic is sure to leave all American readers wondering why they haven't read him until now. A perfect gift for the man who has everything but answers.

©2012 Peter L. Phillips (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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