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The Resource 1,342 QI facts to leave you flabbergasted, compiled by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin & Anne Miller with the QI elves Alex Bell, Mandy Fenton, Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszynski & Dan Schreiber

1,342 QI facts to leave you flabbergasted, compiled by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin & Anne Miller with the QI elves Alex Bell, Mandy Fenton, Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszynski & Dan Schreiber

Label
1,342 QI facts to leave you flabbergasted
Title
1,342 QI facts to leave you flabbergasted
Statement of responsibility
compiled by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin & Anne Miller with the QI elves Alex Bell, Mandy Fenton, Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszynski & Dan Schreiber
Title variation
One thousand three hundred and forty-two Quite Interesting facts to leave you flabbergasted
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Compiler
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Trees sleep at night. Google searches for 'How to put on a condom' peak at 10.28 pm. There is no word for time in any Aboriginal language. Scotland has 421 words for snow. Emoji is the fastest growing language in history. Astronauts wear belts to stop their trousers falling up. The name Donald means 'ruler of the world'. Tanks are exempt from London's Congestion charge. The anti-spam industry is worth more than the spam industry. Florida has more bear hunters than bears. Selfies kill more people than sharks. Two-thirds of deaths in the world go unrecorded. On each anniversary of its landing on Mars, the Curiosity rover hums 'Happy Birthday' to itself. Nostalgia was classified as a disease by the Royal College of Physicians until 1899. 1 in 3 children pretend to believe in Santa Claus to keep their parents happy. Black coffee drinkers are more likely to be psychopaths. When you blush, so does the lining of your stomach. Quidditch, Digestive biscuits and overdrafts were all invented in Edinburgh. The world's only Cornish pasty museum is in Mexico. Nobody knows why the Oscars are called the Oscars. Las Vegas hosts an awards ceremony for people who make awards. In 2015, America's 'National Hero Dog Award' was won by a cat. A group of unicorns is called a blessing
Member of
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QI (Television program)
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1951-
  • 1963-
  • 1971-
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  • Lloyd, John
  • Mitchinson, John
  • Harkin, James
  • Miller, Anne
Series statement
A quite interesting book
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Curiosities and wonders
Target audience
adult
Label
1,342 QI facts to leave you flabbergasted, compiled by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin & Anne Miller with the QI elves Alex Bell, Mandy Fenton, Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszynski & Dan Schreiber
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: 2016
  • Includes index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251144310
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
ix, 356 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780571332472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
1,342 QI facts to leave you flabbergasted, compiled by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin & Anne Miller with the QI elves Alex Bell, Mandy Fenton, Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszynski & Dan Schreiber
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: 2016
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251144310
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
ix, 356 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780571332472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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