Kick Yourself Puzzles: A Collection of Forehead-Slapping Fun

Kick Yourself Puzzles: A Collection of Forehead-Slapping Fun

by Paul Sloane, Des MacHale


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This book will have you kicking yourself, slapping your forehead, and laughing out loud, not necessarily in that order. Filled with little teasers that have trick answers, this is one book of puzzles that will amuse as well as confuse. For instance: What was the name of the president in 2000? No, not Bill Clinton--the answer is Barack Obama, the current president, who in 2000 had the same name he does today! [insert facepalm here]

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402799105
Publisher: Puzzlewright
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 1,175,967
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Paul Sloane was born in Scotland. He studied engineering at Cambridge University and works in software marketing. His first book, Lateral Thinking Puzzlers, was published by Sterling in 1991 and has gone on to become a bestseller.
Des MacHale was born in County Mayo, Ireland, and is Associate Professor of Mathematics at University College in Cork. He and his wife, Anne, have five children. He is the author of over 40 books, including one on the John Ford cult film The Quiet Man and another on George Boole of Boolean algebra fame.
Following a chance meeting between Sloane and MacHale in 1991, the two have collaborated on many popular books of lateral-thinking puzzles, all published by Sterling.

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