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1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off by John Lloyd

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From the creators of the hugely popular BBC quiz show QI and the best-selling Book of General Ignorance: 1,227 mind-bending facts.

Did you know?

• Cows moo in regional accents.

• The international dialing code for Russia is 007.

• The water in the mouth of a blue whale weighs more than its body.

• Pants are responsible for twice as many accidents as chain saws.

• Saddam Hussein's bunker was designed by the grandson of the woman who built Hitler's bunker.

• Heroin was originally sold as cough medicine.

1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off is a trove of the strangest, funniest, and most improbable tidbits of knowledge—all painstakingly researched and distilled to a brilliant and shocking clarity.

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Book Details

Author: John LloydPublisher: W. W. Norton & Com..Binding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 352

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