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Some are just fatuous: Sep 01, Marcus rated it it was amazing. And, finally, The water in the mouth of a blue whale weighs more than its body.

1, Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off by John Lloyd

Although why you’re going to need to know that “A newborn giant panda weighs less than a cup of tea” I have no idea! 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.

Vatican City has the highest crime rate yo the world.

Sexual activity enjoyed by only one of the participants. I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads.

The point is, these 1, QI Facts are eye-opening, hilarious and just plain weird. How much per person in the world? I always adore the books QI put out, each with new and odd facts and figures you never knew you never knew, or ever ogf to know for that matter.


1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

Words we need to use in everyday life: Under extreme high pressure, diamonds can be made from peanut butter. This is a quicker book to get through, filled with short blo of information rather than the pages and paragraphs of previous books.

Orpah is in the Bible, though she is Ruth’s sister in law. Thanks for telling us about the problem. St Vitus is the patron saint of oversleeping.

Not the sort of thing to read as a book, more too sort of thing that sits in the toilet to be opened at random and enjoyed. 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. Now I’m going through it again reading out loud to anyone who’ll listen. Untilit was legal for British husbands to sell their wives.

Everybody expected the Spanish Inquisition – they were legally obliged to give 30 days’ notice.

Does a snowflake that falls on a glacier in central Greenland takeyears to reach the sea? And would a marshmallow travelling at sea level not begin to melt from friction caused by air resistance until it reached Mach 1.

View all 5 comments. That “dong” sounds funny? Are baboons in Chile more receptive to poetry than the average Chilean?

To bleat with sexual desire. In its eighth series, which started on BBC One in SeptemberLloyd appeared as a panelist in one of the episodes. Unfortunately, very few facts precisely zero in fact blew my socks off. Fascinating and fun facts about pretty much anything and everything. Hardcoverpages. Every year, a thousand letters arrive in Jerusalem addressed to God. Norton Company first published November 1st Inan angry mob of Dutchmen killed and ate their prime minister.


Finally I’m sure we all know an ultracrepidarian, for that is someone who doesn’t know what they are talking about and I have discovered that I am probably a great dringler, for to dringle is to waste time in a lazy manner! May 11, Ashley rated it really liked it.

One who only works when the boss is watching. It was published when he was 23 years old. Bush was re-elected president inthe number of calls from US citizens to the Canadian Immigration authorities jumped from 20, toa day.

An awesome book of facts. Unquote with Nigel Rees. Only 1,or so have ever been mapped. As I said at qqi beginning, it is indeed a quite interesting, and enjoyable, book with plenty of fascinating facts that they say, ‘will blow your socks off’ – I must confess mine are still on! And who knows what odd fact will pop into bllow 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.

Lists with This Book. Lloyd was Trinity College, Cambridge, where he befriended and later shared a flat with Douglas Adams. Quite interesting facts indeed!