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Definitely worth reading though its not one of those books you can read on you’re own. I always adore the books QI put out, each with new and odd facts and figures you never knew you never knew, or ever needed to know for that matter.

May 11, Ashley rated it really liked it.

Casanova was a librarian. I got it in the Kindle format for the bargain price of 20p and read it all vacts way through without stopping. Male fruit flies rejected by females drink significantly more alcohol than those that have had a successful encounter.

In the 19th century, [doctors literally ‘blew smoke up your arse’ rectal inflation ] to resuscitate the drowned. I couldn’t recommend it tl for anyone who likes to know random things about our world and it is also great for those pub quizzes!

Though the resident population is only just overmore than crimes are committed there each year.


Not because I expected it to be a little more organised, like the other QI books I’ve got not yet finishedand not because it is frankly a bit of a bog book.

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! Orpah is in the Bible, though she is Ruth’s sister in law. As I said at the 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!

This is an easy read, but also very fun.

Jan 06, Michelle rated it it was amazing. In keeping with the spirit of the book, here are a selection of facts that I thought were Quite Interesting: Lists with This Book. You just read these snippets and hope it all gets absorbed into your brain for future reference. Jan 08, Tucker The Library Reader rated it liked it.

Some Pigs suffer from Mysophobia, the fear of ffacts.

1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

To what other uses is the tree put? I wonder how they checked this one? Cockshut is another word for twilight — the time of day when chickens are put to bed. Jan 03, Krollo rated it it was amazing.

This is a fun, little book to pick up for short periods of time and read a few pages. I thought this was a good one, and I certainly learned a lot. Potatoes were illegal in France between and Because it is QI-based, one can assume that everything within the covers is genuine but one would be forgiven for wondering whether some of the facts are spoofs of course, they aren’t. Most antibiotics are made from bacteria. I thought a book of facts would bore me after awhile and I’d want to read something else, but I tore right through.


Trivia isn’t for everyone but this is a great toilet or coffee table book, something you can dip in sockw out of whenever the mood takes you.

And who knows what odd fact will pop into your 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. I absolutely adore QI.

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

Inan angry mob of Dutchmen killed and ate their prime minister. How much per person in the ffacts Radishes were a lot longer and pointier in those days.

May 31, Mommooshka rated it liked it. But even if it isn’t, just knowing it at the time and thinking it was amazing or even simply quite interesting is a pretty soccks thing.

It’s not set out in any kind of order: Vatican City has the highest crime rate in the world. If you want a quick, interesting, purely factual book, this is excellent. To bleat with sexual desire.