1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over
Bizarre, astonishing, conversation-starting facts from the clever clogs at the hugely popular BBC quiz show QI. This is the sixth book in the bestselling series.
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‘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'
'A fantastic collection of pithy conversation starting facts.'
'Fascinating ... The answers to the questions you never even thought to ask.'
'Intriguing, hilarious and downright surprising little nuggets of information.'
‘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.’
'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.’
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