1,411 QI Facts To Knock You Sideways

James Harkin

1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways, by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson and James Harkin, contains all-new facts from the QI team to astonish, delight and enlighten.

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£9.99
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571317776
Date Published
02.10.2014
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Summary

‘I love these books … the best books ever. Brilliant’ Chris Evans

1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways, by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson and James Harkin, contains all-new facts from the QI team to astonish, delight and enlighten.

1,227 QI Facts blew your socks off. 1,339 QI Facts made your jaw drop. Now the QI team return with this year’s groaning sack of astonishment. Prepare to be knocked sideways…

Did you know that:

Orchids can get jetlag.

Lizards can’t walk and breathe at the same time.

There are 177,147 ways to tie a tie.

Ladybird orgasms last for 30 minutes.

Traffic lights existed before cars.

Sir Bruce Forsyth is four months older than sliced bread.

The soil in your garden is 2 million years old.

If there are any facts you don’t believe, or if you want to know more about them, all the sources can be found on qi.com.

Critic Reviews

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

Chris Evans
Critic Reviews

'A fantastic collection of pithy conversation starting facts.'

Charlie Higson
Critic Reviews

'Fascinating ... The answers to the questions you never even thought to ask.'

Daily Mail
Critic Reviews

'Intriguing, hilarious and downright surprising little nuggets of information.'

Daily Mirror
Critic Reviews

‘QI at its best is sort of what television is about … when I watch the show when I’m - you know when I’m not on it - I’ll watch it and you find it's just time spent in good company.’

Jimmy Carr
Critic Reviews

'We, generally, as people, humans, retain far more information than we’re actually aware of on a daily basis. And what this programme does, is actually by a series of sort of randomly opening doors and switching on and off of synapses unlocks all this information that hitherto you probably didn’t even know you knew.

Bill Bailey
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James Harkin is QI‘s Senior Researcher and Script Editor and is one of the presenters of the number one podcast No Such Thing As A Fish.

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