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1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

Last 7 in stock
ISBN
9780571339105
Published
05/10/2017
9780571339105
Format
Hardback
Price
£9.99
Paperback
400

About the Book

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


The sixth book in the bestselling series brings bizarre, astonishing, conversation-starting facts from the clever clogs at the hugely popular BBC quiz show QI.

Did you know that:

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 fit into a teaspoon.

People who read books live longer than people who don’t.

Prince Philip was born on a kitchen table in Corfu.

No human beings have ever had sex in space.

Netfiix’s biggest competitor is sleep.

Mice sigh up to 40 times an hour.

'I love these books ... the best books ever. Brilliant' Chris Evans The sixth book in the bestselling series brings bizarre, astonishing, conversation-starting facts from the clever clogs at the hugely popular BBC quiz show QI. Did you know that: 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 fit into a teaspoon. People who read books live longer than people who don’t. Prince Philip was born on a kitchen table in Corfu. No human beings have ever had sex in space. Netfiix’s biggest competitor is sleep. Mice sigh up to 40 times an hour.
  • 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.'

  • Anne Miller

    Anne Miller is a scriptwriter and researcher for QI. She is Head Researcher for BBC Radio 4's The Museum of Curiosity and writes a literary column for Standard Issue magazine.

“'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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