ISBN 9788129118967,The Book Of Firsts And Lasts

The Book Of Firsts And Lasts


Terry O Brien


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788129118967

ISBN-10 8129118963


Number of Pages 124 Pages
Language (English)


There is a first time for everything! And a last time for something! Imagine 2083-will it be the ice-cream somewhere. A familiear animal may have gone by then! The word 'trillion' was first used in 1484 In 1621, Canada was the first country to have all births, deaths and marriage registered The first thing an ant does when it wakes up is to stretch, and often yawn The last pertrol rationing in Britain was abolished in 1950 Proverb: The last suitor wins the maid The great English novelist, D.H. Lawrence's last words were 'I am getting better"! Imagine a First: A car that can fly in the near future: Terrfugia Transition! About the Author Terry O'Brien is an academician by vocation and a passionate quiz enthusiast by avocation. His leit-motif is the igniting of quizzing instinct and an aptitude to develop the 3rs of learning - Read. Record. Recall. He is a Trainers Trainer and a motivational speaker. He has written several books. His flair for writing and speaking come naturally to him.