By John Lloyd, John Mitchinson
"QI" is the neatest comedy convey on British tv, yet few humans recognize that we're additionally an incredible criminal hit in Australia, New Zealand, Israel and Africa and an unlawful one on BitTorrent. We additionally write books and newspaper columns; run a thriving web site, a fb web page, a Twitter feed; and convey an iPhone App and a sister Radio four programme. on the middle of what we do is the awesome truth - painstakingly researched and distilled to an excellent and surprising readability. In Einstein's phrases: 'Everything might be so simple as attainable, yet no longer simpler.' were you aware that: cows moo in neighborhood accents; the whole net weighs below a grain of sand; the dialling code from Britain to Russia is 007; potatoes have extra chromosomes than humans; the London Underground has made more cash from its well-known map than it has from operating trains; Tintin is named Tantan in eastern simply because TinTin is stated 'Chin chin' and ability penis; the water within the mouth of a blue whale weighs greater than its physique; Scotland has two times as many pandas as Conservative MPs; Saddam's bunker was once designed through the grandson of the girl who outfitted Hitler's bunker; below the flora and fauna and geographical region Act of 1981, it truly is explicitly unlawful in Britain to take advantage of a machinegun to kill a hedgehog. "1,227 QI proof To Blow Your Socks Off" will make you examine the universe (and your socks) in an alarming new method.
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