Cover image for The pocket encyclopedia of aggravation : 97 things in life that annoy, bother, chafe, disturb, enervate, frustrate, grate, harass, irk, jar, miff, nettle, outrage, peeve, quash, rile, stress out, trouble, upset, vex, worry and x, y, z you!
Title:
The pocket encyclopedia of aggravation : 97 things in life that annoy, bother, chafe, disturb, enervate, frustrate, grate, harass, irk, jar, miff, nettle, outrage, peeve, quash, rile, stress out, trouble, upset, vex, worry and x, y, z you!
Author:
Lee, Laura, 1969-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Black Dog & Leventhal, 2001.
Physical Description:
240 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781579122171
Format :
Book

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Central Library BF575.F7 L44 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This collection of 100 headaches, day-ruining events, moment destroying mishaps and infuriating everyday aggravations presents the fascinating facts behind the world's most frustrating situations.
Laura Lee's dry, humorous and scientific text explains why fingernails on the chalkboard make you cringe; why people drive slowly in the fast lane; why dripping faucets annoy women more than men; why the other line is always faster than the one you are on; and more. She also gives tips on how to deal with annoying things like brain freeze, hangnails, and that coworker that wears too much perfume. Amazingly, some things are less annoying when you know the facts.
Redesigned with enlightening diagrams and witty drawings, Th e Pocket Guide of Aggravation, finally answers the question, why is that so annoying?


Author Notes

Laura Lee has written several books, including Bad Predictions and The Name's Familiar.

She lives in upstate New York where the bugs constantly annoy her.

(Publisher Provided) Laura Lee is the author of the bestselling Karli Lane series as well as the upcoming Dealing With Love series. She is a member of the Romance Writers of America focusing on paranormal, urban fantasy, and contemporary romance.

Laura lives in the Pacific Northwest with her wonderful husband, two beautiful children, and three of the most poorly behaved cats in existence.

Laura's titles include, Beautifully Broken, Deal Breakers, and Pixie Dust.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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