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Sep 01, Marcus rated it it was amazing. Some of the facts I liked where: Unquote with Nigel Rees. Return to Book Page. Gymnophoria is the sense that someone is mentally undressing you.

Aerosmith have made more money from Guitar Hero than from any of their albums. Not the sort of thing to read as a book, more the sort of thing that sits in the toilet to be opened at random and enjoyed.

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

As per usual, QI is very good in the sock removal department. Incheese was the most stolen food in the world.

Don’t shy away from it. It never ceases to amaze.

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!

Modern homing pigeons find it more convenient to follow motorways and ring roads and turn left and right at junctions rather than using their in-built navigational abilities. St Vitus is the patron saint of oversleeping. On a couple of occasions whilst reading this book Offf found that I had new found knowledge that I was able to insert into conversation at suitable times, so some facts must have become ingrained in my brain.


The fear of being out of mobile phone contact. Loosely grouped trivia taken from the QI quiz show. Sep 01, Vickie rated it really liked it.

Jan 06, Michelle rated it it was amazing.

Or you are like me and you go ‘really? In the 19th century, [doctors literally ‘blew smoke up your arse’ rectal inflation ] to resuscitate the drowned. Oh, by the way, the longest place name in the UK with no repeated letters is, of course!

Does a snowflake that falls on a glacier in central Greenland takeyears to reach the sea? Many of them will be soks from socms a few episodes of QI I recognised a handful from the most recent series, anywayand some were unfortunately also very familiar to me from Mark Forsyth’s The Horologicon, which I’m also reading at the moment.

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. Just memorize a few. I couldn’t recommend it more for anyone who likes to know random things about our world and it is also great for those pub fxcts

It is an absolutely fantastic collection of facts that range from ridiculous, hilarious and really educational. Some are just fatuous: Now I’m going through it again reading out loud to anyone who’ll listen. The bblow thing that could’ve made it better would be if Stephen Fry had written it. Each fact is centred and broken up into 3 or 4 lines and are just little bites of information that make you go 2227 and then you move on.


Hardcoverpages. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I absolutely adore QI. What exactly are we supposed to make of, or marvel at in, this?

Trivia isn’t for everyone but this is a great toilet or coffee table book, something you can dip in and out of whenever the mood takes you. Every year, sockks thousand letters arrive in Jerusalem addressed to God. Jan fats, Tucker The Library Reader rated it liked it. This is an easy read, but also very fun. I used to be a boghandler, that’s ‘bookseller’ in Danish. Only 1,or so have ever been mapped. The show was my go-to distraction on days I didn’t feel up to moving around while I was pregnant.

1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

I can’t help myself, I love random fact books. Fact there are enough diamonds in the world to give everyone a cupful, why are they so expensive? One who only works when the boss is watching. Trivia About 1, Quite Inter Some Pigs suffer from Mysophobia, the fear of mud. But it was nowhere near enough.