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This Book Warps Space and Time

This Book Warps Space and Time

JIR’s fast-paced anthology of humorous and quirky tidbits in science, math, academe, bureaucracy, and witty wordplay. Short, quick, inoffensive, and easy items frolic across the pages. More than 250 entries ponder and pun the practical and peculiar. Edited by JIR’s Norman Sperling, published by Andrews McMeel. 289 pages, 6 x 6 inches (but only the dimensions are square), soft cover. A great gift! Custom-inscribed any way the customer wants.


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Journal of Irreproducible Results - 72 issue Set!

Journal of Irreproducible Results

Though incomplete, this is the biggest set of back issues we’ve put together for several years. Uncountable chuckles, grins, and belly-laughs. More than 1/3 of the copies are new. From v25 #2 (1979) to v48 (2003).


Stretchable Graph Sheets!

JIR exclusive! JIR was first to suggest them, way back in 1964, and now makes them real. Our graph sheets stretch a point so much you could be a politician [not recommended]. Each kit contains these 8.5 x 11 inch sheets:

- Stretchable Spandex grid
- Invariant transparent grid to use atop:
- Stretchable blank Spandex to draw your own curves on
Suggestions: Use your own clipboard and binder clips to anchor sides you don’t want to stretch.


Creation/ Evolution Satiricon

Creation/ Evolution Satiricon

by Robert Dietz and John Holden
Witty, hard-hitting satire, delightfully illustrated with many droll cartoons. A classic book, long out-of-print. Paperback. Get them now while the co-author’s last box of new copies lasts, including Holden’s custom-inscription any way the customer wants, and US postage. 8.5 x 11 inches, 140 pages, 1987.


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The Journal of Irreproducible Results

The Journal of Irreproducible Results

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Laugh, chortle, and guffaw at every issue! JIR offers spoofs, parodies, whimsies, burlesques, lampoons, and satires. JIR appeals to scientists, doctors, science teachers, and word-lovers. JIR targets hypocrisy, arrogance, and ostentatious sesquipedalian circumlocution. We're a friendly escape from the harsh and the hassle. JIR makes you feel good.

The Journal of Irreproducible Results
This Book Warps Space and Time
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