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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (books not included). Pages: 35. Chapters: Guinness World Records (book), QI books, Norris McWhirter, Factorum ac dictorum memorabilium libri IX, Sy Mah, The Book of General Ignorance, Alastair Galpin, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader, Ross McWhirter, The Book of Animal Ignorance, Hugh Beaver, Notable Last Facts, Suhail Al Zarooni, The QI Book of the Dead, Soba ni Iru ne, Hum, Croatia, Record Breakers, Advanced Banter, The Second Book of General Ignorance, Kutraleeswaran, List of world's largest cuckoo clocks, June Middleton, The Book of Lists, Guinness World Records Primetime, Perry Dissmore, The Trivia Encyclopedia, Imponderables, Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition, Marco Frigatti, Passing Time in the Loo, Rollie's Follies, The Top 10 of Everything, Todd Taylor, Famous First Facts, The Guinness Game, Jodie Parks, That Book ...of Perfectly Useless Information, Jeremy Harper, The Concise Guide To Sounding Smart At Parties, Great Guinness Toast, Schott's Miscellany, The Unseen University Challenge, Lu Chao, The People's Almanac, Great American Bathroom Book, Chris Linn, Bears Can't Run Downhill, What Einstein Didn't Know: Scientific Answers to Everyday Questions, Emus Can't Walk Backwards, Karlology, What Einstein Told His Barber: More Scientific Answers to Everyday Questions, Greta Garbage's Outrageous Bathroom Book, The Tolkien Quizbook. Excerpt: Factorum ac dictorum memorabilium libri IX ("nine books of memorable deeds and sayings," also known as De factis dictisque memorabilibus or Facta et dicta memorabilia) by Valerius Maximus (ca. 20 BCE - ca. CE 50) was written around CE 30 or 31. It is a collection of approximately a thousand short stories that Valerius wrote during the reign of Tiberius (42 BCE - CE 37). The stories are a variety of anecdotes illustrating how the ancient Romans lived. While the majority of the storie...