Edition: Hardback
ISBN: 9780571297917
No of pages: 352

1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

John Lloyd & John Mitchinson


Did you know that: cows moo in regional accents; the entire internet weighs less than a grain of sand; the dialling code from Britain to Russia is 007; potatoes have more chromosomes than human beings; the London Underground has made more money from its famous map than it has from running trains; Tintin is called Tantan in Japanese because TinTin is pronounced 'Chin chin' and means penis; the water in the mouth of a blue whale weighs more than its body; Scotland has twice as many pandas as Conservative MPs; Saddam's bunker was designed by the grandson of the woman who built Hitler's bunker; Under the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981, it is explicitly illegal in Britain to use a machinegun to kill a hedgehog.

1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off will make you look at the universe (and your socks) in an alarming new way. 




Categorised as: Non-fiction
Sub-categories: Reference
Genres & Themes: Useful Facts; Humour; Television; Trivia

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