Now You Know: 3 Volume Boxed Set

Overview

Why are golf assistants called caddies? Why do the British drive on the left and North Americans on the right? Why is football played on a "gridiron," and a leg injury called a "Charlie horse"? The answers to these questions and the origins of hundreds of other expressions and customs are brought together in this fascinating collection of the history behind everyday words and routines. With all the conciseness of his original radio scripts, Doug Lennox "cuts to the quick" in telling you the things you always wanted to know.

This 3 Volume Boxed set contains: Now You Know, Now You Know More, and Now You Know Almost Everything.

Reviews

"It's a great way to experience the fascinating history of words and expressions and provides great conservational topics for those upcoming summer barbecues!"

The Chatham Daily News (April, 2005)

"Trivia buffs need look no further. This book is sure to fascinate readers."

CBRA (January, 2003)

About the Authors

Doug Lennox

Posted by Dundurn Guest on October 30, 2014

Doug Lennox

Doug Lennox is an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He has appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and a myriad of others.