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Funny You Should Ask . . .

The QI Elves

The perfect gift for all those big and little kids in your life who ask ‘why…?’. With an introduction from Zoe Ball.

1000 in stock

£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571369058
Date Published
03.06.2021
Delivery
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Summary

***PRE-ORDER FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK . . . AGAIN: MORE OF YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWRED BY THE QI ELVES NOW***

The perfect gift for all those big and little kids in your life who ask ‘why…?’.

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZOE BALL

‘QI have outdone themselves!’ ALAN DAVIES
‘Fabulous . . . A cracker of a book!’ SUE PERKINS
‘The QI Elves are barnstormingly brilliant.’ ZOE BALL
‘Genuinely useful and endlessly fascinating.’ THE SPECTATOR
‘Hilarious.’ DAILY MAIL

The QI Elves are the brains behind the enduringly popular BBC TV panel show QI.

Every Wednesday the Elves appear on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show where they answer the ponderings and wonderings of BBC Radio 2’s most inquisitive listeners.

Dive into this splendid collection of listeners’ unusual questions and some unexpected answers that are sure to make your head spin on topics ranging from goosebumps to grapefruit, pizza to pirates and everything in-between. Generously sprinkled with extra facts and questions from the Elves, Funny You Should Ask . . . is essential reading for the incurably curious.

How much water would you need to put out the Sun?
If spiders can walk on the ceiling, why can’t they get out of the bath?
Why do dads make such bad jokes?
Why does red mean ‘stop’ and green mean ‘go’?
Can I dig a tunnel to the other side of the Earth?
How do plant seeds know which way is up?
Can you fill up a black hole?
Who popularised the recorder, and where can I get hold of them?

For more from the team behind QI, visit qi.com. You can also follow QI’s fact-filled Twitter account @qikipedia and listen to their weekly podcast at nosuchthingasafish.com

For more mind-boggling nuggets of wisdom check out the QI FACTS SERIES

QIElves

The ‘QI Elves’ are the team of researchers and writers behind smash hit panel show QI. They have authored the 10,000 Facts series of QI books across seven titles, reached the semi-finals of Only Connect and had over 350 million downloads on their podcast No Such Thing As A Fish. They have appeared on ‘The Why Workshop’ on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on Radio 2…

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