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Russell Ash

British author:Top 10 of Everything series of books/Great Wonders of the World/Incredible Comparisons/many other reference/art/humour titles

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Russell Ash was the British author of the Top 10 of Everything series of books, as well as Great Wonders of the World, Incredible Comparisons and many other reference, art and humour titles, most notably his series of books on strange-but-true names, , Busty, Slag and Nob End and Big Pants, Burpy and Bumface. Once described as 'the human Google', his obituary in The Times stated that 'In the age of the internet, it takes tenacity and idiosyncratic intelligence to make a living from purveying trivial information. Russell Ash did just that'.

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Durham University

Collegiate public research university in Durham, England, United Kingdom

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#14256 World Rank
Literature