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1 342 QI Facts To Leave You Flabbergasted

1 342 QI Facts To Leave You Flabbergasted

The sock-blasting, jaw-dropping, side-swiping phenomenon that is QI serves up a sparkling new selection of 1,342 facts that will leave you flabbergasted. 1,342 QI Facts coincides with more good news from QI, as Sandi Toksvig takes over the duties as presenter on the double-BAFTA nominated TV show, and the QI Elves' podcast No Such Thing As A Fish wins its second Chortle award. The first pencils were used to draw on sheep. More people work for Walmart than live in Slovenia. The beaded lacewing stuns its prey by farting on it. The allies considered dropping glue to stick Nazi troops to the ground. The only life on Earth for a billion years was a thick layer of slime. Scientists call it 'the boring billion'. On the anniversary of landing, the Mars Curiosity rover hummed 'Happy Birthday' to itself. 'Flabbergasted' was first recorded in a 1772 list of new words alongside 'bored'.

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1,342 QI Facts To Leave You Flabbergasted
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-01 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

The sock-blasting, jaw-dropping, side-swiping phenomenon that is QI serves up a sparkling new selection of 1,342 facts that will leave you flabbergasted. 1,342 QI Facts coincides with more good news from QI, as Sandi Toksvig takes over the duties as presenter on the double-BAFTA nominated TV show, and the QI
2,024 QI Facts To Stop You In Your Tracks
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: John Lloyd, James Harkin, Anne Miller
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-16 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller QI is the smartest comedy show on British television. Here creator John Lloyd and QI elves James Harkin and Anne Miller bring together 2,024 brain-tickling brand new facts to stop you in your tracks... Humans glow in the dark. The Pope drives a blue
1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: John Lloyd, James Harkin, Anne Miller, John Mitchinson
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-03 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

The eye-popping, gob-smacking, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI serves up a brand new selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over. Iceland imports ice cubes A group of ladybirds is called a loveliness It is illegal in Saudi Arabia to name a child Sandi Eight billion particles of fog can
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Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: QI Elves
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-13 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

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Mickey and the Animal Spies
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Anne Miller
Categories: Animals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02 - Publisher:

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