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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  

by Roald Dahl

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Turns out people (adults, even!) use Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to teach others how to recruit the best and the brightest employees. This article, called "Using Roald Dahl's 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' to Teach Different Recruitment and Selection Paradigms" shows you just how to do it.

Did you know that there's a lost chapter of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? In fact, the book once featured more naughty children, including one named Miranda Mary Piker, who was the star of the nixed chapter called "Spotty Powder." (Source.)

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