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1,234 QI Facts to Leave You Speechless

1,234 QI Facts to Leave You Speechless

Last 3 in stock
ISBN
9780571326686
Published
05/11/2015
9780571326686
Format
Hardback
Price
£9.99
Paperback
352

About the Book

'I love these books ... the best books ever. Brilliant' Chris Evans

The fourth in QI's bestselling facts series - 1,234 QI Facts to Leave You Speechless is filled to the brim with astonishing facts that will leave you befuddled, bemused and bewildered.

The QI team have blown your socks off, made your jaw drop and knocked you sideways. Now they return with 1,234 brand-new mind-blowing facts that will leave you utterly speechless.

Did you know:

Flowers get suntans.

Denmark imports prisoners.

Bees can fly higher than Mount Everest.

The Republic of Ireland first got postcodes in 2015.

Martin Luther King Jr got a C+ in Public Speaking.

No one in the UK dies of 'natural causes'.

Penguins can't taste fish.

'I love these books ... the best books ever. Brilliant' Chris EvansThe fourth in QI's bestselling facts series - 1,234 QI Facts to Leave You Speechless is filled to the brim with astonishing facts that will leave you befuddled, bemused and bewildered. The QI team have blown your socks off, made your jaw drop and knocked you sideways. Now they return with 1,234 brand-new mind-blowing facts that will leave you utterly speechless. Did you know: Flowers get suntans. Denmark imports prisoners. Bees can fly higher than Mount Everest. The Republic of Ireland first got postcodes in 2015. Martin Luther King Jr got a C+ in Public Speaking. No one in the UK dies of 'natural causes'. Penguins can't taste fish.
  • John Lloyd

    John Lloyd has a broadcasting background. As a radio producer he devised The News Quiz and To the Manor Born before moving to television to start Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image, and Blackadder. If pressed, he'd concur with Heraclitus: 'abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.'

  • John Mitchinson

    John Mitchinson is from the world of books. The original Marketing Director of Waterstone's, he became Managing Director of Cassell, where he published The Beatles, Michael Palin and Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. He's with Einstein: 'There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.'

“'I love these books ... the best books ever. Brilliant' ”
- Chris Evans
“'A fantastic collection of pithy conversation starting facts.'”
- Charlie Higson

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