By John Lloyd, John Mitchinson
"QI" is the neatest comedy express on British tv, yet few humans understand that we're additionally a huge criminal hit in Australia, New Zealand, Israel and Africa and an unlawful one on BitTorrent. We additionally write books and newspaper columns; run a thriving site, a fb web page, a Twitter feed; and convey an iPhone App and a sister Radio four programme. on the center of what we do is the remarkable truth - painstakingly researched and distilled to a super and stunning readability. In Einstein's phrases: 'Everything may be so simple as attainable, yet now not simpler.' do you know that: cows moo in local accents; the full web weighs under a grain of sand; the dialling code from Britain to Russia is 007; potatoes have extra chromosomes than humans; the London Underground has made more cash from its well-known map than it has from operating trains; Tintin is termed Tantan in eastern simply because TinTin is said 'Chin chin' and ability penis; the water within the mouth of a blue whale weighs greater than its physique; Scotland has two times as many pandas as Conservative MPs; Saddam's bunker was once designed via the grandson of the lady who outfitted Hitler's bunker; less than the flora and fauna and nation-state Act of 1981, it really is explicitly unlawful in Britain to take advantage of a machinegun to kill a hedgehog. "1,227 QI evidence To Blow Your Socks Off" will make you examine the universe (and your socks) in an alarming new means.
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NATURAL * Men wake up as good-looking as they went to bed. * Women somehow deteriorate during the night. OFFSPRING * Ah, children. A woman knows all about her children. She knows about dentist appointments and romances, best friends, favorite foods, secret fears and hopes and dreams. * A man is vaguely aware of some short people living in the house. THOUGHT FOR THE DAY A married man should forget his mistakes. There's no use in two people remembering the same thing! Please Donate to the George W.
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1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson