2,024 Qi Facts to Stop You in Your Tracks

180731

Description

The mind-boggling, sock-popping, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI have outdone themselves with this especially huge collection of facts, including:

  • Humans glow in the dark
  • Clinomania is the overwhelming desire to stay in bed
  • In 17th Century Japan people warmed their feet by putting chilli peppers in their socks
  • Mrs Beeton published a recipe for a toast sandwich
  • Wheat has over five times as much DNA as humans
  • Less than 5% of the world's population lives in a genuine democracy
  • The word 'school' comes from a Greek word meaning 'free time'
  • Ten out of the 12 water companies in the UK still make use of divining rods
  • Coral can drown

Details

  • Format
    Hardback
  • Pages
    320
  • Dimensions
    180 x 110 mm
  • ISBN
    9780571348961
  • Code
    180731
  • Status
    In stock for immediate dispatch
Our Price
$24.99