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By John O'Farrell

Following his highly renowned account of the former 2000 years, John O'Farrell now comes bang brand new with a hilarious glossy heritage asking 'How the hell did we prove here?'

An completely Exasperated historical past of recent Britain informs, elucidates and laughs in any respect the unusual occasions, ridiculous characters and silly judgements that experience formed Britain's tale seeing that 1945; leaving the Twenty-First Century reader feeling superbly arrogant for having the good thing about hindsight.

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3. Never enter a physical contest with someone who acts like a superhero or has silly clothes. 4. When walking late at night, pretend you’re fighting an invisible sailor and talk to yourself. 5. Wear a glove with claws on it. 6. Never drink something you find on the street. 7. Don’t go to a bar that is on fire. 8. Try not to be tough around people who have been in jail for a long time. The Fifty N’s of Nightlife 49 9. Do not make an “oink” sound around a police officer. Or a fart noise around a priest.

Whether you’re Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, Jewish, atheist, or agnostic; whether you’re one of those hippie kooks who obviously made up his own religion that sort of makes sense, but not really; whether you are an ancient demi-God (not likely, but imagine how much help Hercules would need to simply order a vanilla latte at Starbucks), we could all use assistance. Maybe your dad says that accepting aid is weak—he’s right, if the aid is in the form of a check from the government—but he’s wrong if it’s in the form of advice, guidance, general suggestions, and new ways of looking at things.

5. It is okay for young women to pull up their shirts at parties and scream at each other’s breasts, while people record this. ) 6. Homosexuals practice magic out in the open. 7. ). Homosexuals practicing magic out in the open. 8. LBJ is dead! So is Woodrow Wilson. 9. People don’t huddle around light bulbs and Modern Life 15 Victrolas crying that there is finally a middle class in America. 10. Polio is uncommon. 11. ). 12. Woman can have jobs—and not just during times of war! Some ladies even make great assistant DAs (if you believe what you see on Law and Order).

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