Firsts: Origins of Everyday Things That Changed the World epub –

Firsts: Origins of Everyday Things That Changed the World For anyone who ever wanted to know the history of the chocolate chip cookie, earmuffs, and Daylight Savings Firsts history through the milestones of human achievement are fun And Wilson Casey, trivia expert, has collected overfirsts in nearly every major category of culture from fashion to food, politics to science, entertainment to art to architec ture Each first is a full explanation of the topic at hand, written in a humorous yet authoritative style It includes The true history of the golf tee How a blind man came up with cruise control The myth behind the origins of the Caesar salad Why and how the first dieter dieted

10 thoughts on “Firsts: Origins of Everyday Things That Changed the World

  1. Sandra McLeod Sandra McLeod says:

    Wilson s book includes a little bit of everything from the origin of artificial organs to the origin of the first burger chain I discovered so many intriguing firsts that I had never known before That the first Advice Column dated back to 1898, that the fortune cookie was actually an American invention, and that Sir Barton was the first winner of the American Triple Cro

  2. Allyssa Allyssa says:

    I would have given it 5 stars if it weren y for the inclusion of biblical tales being chosen as historic first Otherwise it was a great selection and I really enjoyed it.

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