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Milton's teeth & Ovid's umbrella
curiouser and curiouser adventures in history
Michael Olmert.

Published 1996 by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Life : death, taxes, graffiti, hair, toothbrushes, teeth, hands
Leisure : football, running, betting, the sporting chance, baseball talk, horse racing, lotteries, chess, cards, cowboys
Celebrations : marriage, birth, vacation, hazing, graduation, April Fool's Day
Implements & symbols : tools, lawns, trees, keys, pets, place-names, dibs!, umbrellas.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 256).
Some of the essays originally appeared in earlier versions in the column Points of origin, published in the Smithsonian, 1981-1988.
"A Touchstone book."

Other Titles
Milton's teeth and Ovid's umbrella

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
901
Library of Congress
D10 .O44 1996

The Physical Object

Pagination
256 p. ;
Number of pages
256

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL965427M
Internet Archive
miltonsteethovid00olme
ISBN 10
0684801647
LC Control Number
96001742
OCLC/WorldCat
34116935
Library Thing
569897
Goodreads
795867

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