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Many of them will be familiar from even a few episodes of QI I recognised a handful from the most recent series, anywayand some were unfortunately also very familiar to me from Mark Forsyth’s The Horologicon, which I’m also reading at the moment.
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Don’t shy away from it. Unfortunately, very few facts precisely zero in fact blew my socks off. There’s a joke in there vacts, I know it.
Interesting, an insight into the diversity of the body, a reminder of our complexity and fragility.
A language dies every 14 days. Or you are like me and you go ‘really? Of course, being just facts, there’s no real substance behind them – each fact is delivered on its own, without any of the I absolutely adore QI. It is an absolutely iq collection of facts that range from ridiculous, hilarious and really educational.
What exactly are we supposed to make of, or marvel at in, this? I suppose there’s always Google for that, but still. Trivia isn’t for everyone but this is a great toilet or coffee table book, something you can dip in and out of whenever the mood t I used to be a boghandler, that’s ‘bookseller’ in Danish. If you want a quick, interesting, purely factual book, this is excellent. A great book to read before bed! I wonder how they checked this one? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Others were also good, but my Kindle won’t allow me to copy and paste and I can’t be bothered Soz to copytype.
1, Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off by John Lloyd
In keeping with the spirit of the book, here are a selection of facts that I thought were Quite Interesting: One point is that this is probably better bought in the print format as it’s the perfect coffee table book; your friends will enjoy dipping in glow but they’ll have trouble putting it down.
Norton Company first published November 1st Ones that are more amusing and more possibly true – they all are! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Of course, being just facts, there’s no real substance behind them – each fact is delivered on its own, without any of the why being explained. There were sections on the etymology of words from many different languages, and facts about people, places, animals and artefacts.
That “dong” sounds funny? As far as a book of facts goes, this book covered an interesting selection.
Many of them will be familiar from even a few episodes of QI I recognised a handful from the most recent series, anywayand some were unfortunately also very familiar to me from Mark Forsyth’s The H I have a weakness for books like this. If you enjoy the QI programme, you’ll love this fantastic collection of the weird and the wonderful. Oct 09, Amanda [Novel Addiction] rated it liked it Shelves: Published September 9th by W.
I thought a book of facts would bore me after awhile and I’d want to read something else, but I tore right through. Unfortunately, very few facts precisely zero in fac Fwcts far as a book of facts goes, this fact covered an interesting selection. Because it is QI-based, one can assume that everything within the covers is genuine but one would be forgiven for wondering whether some of the facts are spoofs of course, they aren’t.
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View all 5 comments. And who knows what odd fact will pop into your brain when the need arises, then you can wow your friends and be one of us who just knows weird and strange facts about everything. Sep 01, Marcus rated it it was amazing. There is also no real structure to this, no alphabetising, no soks categories, nor are there questions; simple facts. The Dyslexia Research Centre is in Reading. I think John Lloyd mentioned in the introduction the lay out it similar to reading poetry, and it is.
A wonderful book to dip in and out of. Under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, it is explicitly illegal in Britain to use a machine gun to kill a hedgehog. Radishes were a lot longer and pointier in those days.
Jan 06, Michelle rated it it was amazing. Sep 16, Selena Beckman-Harned rated it it was amazing. I absolutely adore QI. The symbols used by!