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The point is, these 1, QI Facts are eye-opening, hilarious and just plain weird.
Clever these scientists who work such things out. What exactly are we supposed to make of, or marvel at in, this? Loosely grouped trivia taken from the QI quiz show.
The Dyslexia Research Centre is in Reading. Modern homing pigeons find it more convenient to follow motorways and ring roads and turn left and right at junctions rather than using their in-built navigational abilities.
If there are enough diamonds in the world to give everyone a cupful, why are they so expensive? Some seem so unbelievable that you want to fact check them. Lists with This Book. Hardcoverpages. Now I’m going through it again reading out loud to anyone who’ll listen. Under extreme high pressure, racts can be made from peanut butter. St Vitus is the patron saint of oversleeping. The only thing that could’ve made it better would be if Stephen Fry had written it.
Everybody expected the Spanish Inquisition – they were legally obliged to give 30 days’ notice.
Toasters were banned in Havana until In its eighth series, which started on BBC One in SeptemberLloyd appeared as a panelist in one of the episodes. Aerosmith have made more money from Guitar Hero than from any of their albums. Sep 16, Selena Beckman-Harned rated it it was amazing. On a couple of occasions whilst reading this book I found that I had new found knowledge that I was able ofv insert into conversation at suitable times, so some facts must have become ingrained in my brain.
Bush was re-elected president inthe number of calls from US citizens to the Canadian Immigration authorities jumped from 20, toa day.
You just read these snippets and hope it all gets absorbed into your brain for future reference.
Whether or not they are ykur isn’t mentioned. There’s a joke in there somewhere, I know it. Orpah is in the Bible, though she is Ruth’s sister in law. View all 4 comments.
As I said at the beginning, it is indeed a quite interesting, and enjoyable, book with plenty of fascinating facts that they say, ‘will blow your socks off’ – I must confess mine are still on! I have a weakness for books like this.
1, Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off by John Lloyd
The show was my go-to distraction on days I didn’t feel up to moving around while I was pregnant. One point is that this is probably better bought in the print format as it’s the perfect coffee table book; your friends will enjoy dipping in – but they’ll have trouble putting it down.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Boys were referred to as ‘knave girls’ and female children were ‘gay girls’. Lloyd was Trinity College, Cambridge, where he befriended and later shared a flat with Douglas Adams. Jan 08, Tucker The Library Reader rated it liked it. I wonder how they 2227 this one? In online dating sites you are more likely to come across a teacher or lecturer than someone from any other profession.
Fascinating and fun facts about pretty much anything and everything. This book was interesting. And when a medium in a trance offered to answer any question, Groucho Marx asked, ‘What’s the capital of North Dakota? Trivia isn’t for everyone but this is a factts toilet or coffee table book, something you can dip in and out of whenever the mood takes you.
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1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off
A wonderful book to dip in and out of. Does a snowflake that falls on a glacier in central Greenland takeyears to reach the sea? Casanova was a librarian. I suppose there’s always Google for that, but still.
Norton Company first published November 1st