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The Dangerous Book For Boys

By Alexander Russo — May 18, 2007 1 min read

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“The Dangerous Book for Boys” purports to aim itself at a particularly inscrutable and un-book-friendly audience: boys around the age of 10.

So here are instructions on how to skip stones, fold a paper hat, make a battery, and hunt and cook a rabbit. It includes a description of the Battle of Thermopylae, but also how to play Texas Hold ‘Em poker, and use the phrases “Carpe diem” and “Curriculum vitae.”

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