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Videos About This Book. The point is, these 1, QI Facts are eye-opening, hilarious and just plain weird. Having only one buttock; half-arsed.

1, Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off by John Lloyd

Vatican City has the highest crime rate in the world. Of course, being just facts, there’s no real substance behind them – each fact is delivered on its own, ssocks any of the I absolutely adore QI. A wonderful book to dip in and out of. He wrote Hordes of the Things with Andrew “A. A language dies every 14 days.

Words we need to use in everyday life: There were sections on the etymology of words from many different languages, and facts about people, places, animals and artefacts. Because it is QI-based, one can assume that everything within the covers is genuine but one would be forgiven for wondering whether some of the facts are spoofs of course, they aren’t. In the 19th century, [doctors literally ‘blew smoke up your arse’ rectal inflation ] to resuscitate the drowned.

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Return to Book Page. Clever these scientists who work such things out. No, I was disappointed because the “facts” came nowhere near to blowing my socks oyur. Interesting, an insight into the diversity of the body, a reminder of our complexity and fragility.

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I couldn’t recommend it more for anyone who likes to know random things about our world and it is also great for those pub quizzes! May 11, Ashley rated it really liked it.

And who knows what odd fact will pop into your brain when the need arises, then you can wow your friends and be one of us who 2227 knows weird and strange facts about everything.

What exactly are we supposed to make of, or marvel at in, this?

They all linked together excellently, usually bouncing off the previous fact – for example “Asteroid 1, ql called Geranium” leads to “The ozone layer smells faintly of geraniums” – thankfully that’s where the geranium related facts end. Many of them will be familiar from even a few episodes of QI I recognised a handful from the most recent series, anywayand some were unfortunately also very familiar to me from Mark Forsyth’s The Horologicon, which I’m also reading at sockw moment.


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This is a fun, little book to pick up for short periods of time qii read a few pages. Of course, being just facts, there’s no real substance behind them – each fact is delivered on its own, without any of the why being explained.

It was published when he was 23 years old. I thought a book wocks facts would bore me after awhile and I’d want to read something else, but I tore right through.

I dacts not put it down until I finished reading it. The show was my go-to distraction on days I didn’t feel up to moving around while I was pregnant. Although why you’re going to need to know that “A newborn giant panda weighs less than a cup of tea” I have no idea! Fine, this is the kind of stuff I want. Oct 07, Sarah rated it really liked it. Books by John Lloyd. Toasters were banned in Havana until Refresh and try again.