1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off - John Lloyd, John Mitchinson & James Harkin

1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

By John Lloyd, John Mitchinson & James Harkin

  • Release Date: 2013-09-09
  • Genre: Reference
  • Size: 925.97 KB

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A New York Times Bestseller

From the creators of the hugely popular BBC quiz show QI and the best-selling Book of General Ignorance: 1,227 mind-bending facts.
Did you know?
• Cows moo in regional accents.

• The international dialing code for Russia is 007.

• The water in the mouth of a blue whale weighs more than its body.

• Pants are responsible for twice as many accidents as chain saws.

• Saddam Hussein's bunker was designed by the grandson of the woman who built Hitler's bunker.

• Heroin was originally sold as cough medicine.

1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off is a trove of the strangest, funniest, and most improbable tidbits of knowledge—all painstakingly researched and distilled to a brilliant and shocking clarity.

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