Download 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson PDF

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.

Show description

Read or Download 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off PDF

Similar humor books

Cubicle Warfare: 101 Office Traps and Pranks

Get revenge on your whole stressful coworkers with this consultant to one hundred and one striking place of work pranks.

Are your eyes commencing to glaze over from the fluorescent lighting on your tiny cubicle? have you ever had one too many burnt cups of espresso? Does the man within the dice subsequent to you insist on pencil-drumming whereas cranking "Hells Bells" and five-finger discounting your paper clips? in case your solution to any of those questions is definite, then you're wanting a few Cubicle Warfare.

With Cubicle battle, you'll by no means be bored on the place of work back. Make your coworkers leap, squeal, and run for defense with hilarious pranks reminiscent of the Paper Clip Chain, Bottomless field, and the Sticky be aware workplace, in addition to the extra complex Freezer Bomb, Chair Chaos, and Textless Keyboard. whether you're now not a prankster your self, you possibly can use this riotous consultant to acknowledge the indications and shield your table from conniving coworkers. undesirable days on the place of work should be a specific thing of the previous.

Joe Vampire

Howdy, fogeys. I’m Joe, and I’m a vampire – now not by way of selection, brain you, yet through accident…a fate-twisting, fang-creating, blood lust-inducing false impression. It began with a bunch date, a case of flawed identification and much too many sake bombers, and ended with a ludicrous set of conditions that I simply can’t appear to wrap my head round.

Grace's Guide: The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-up

Comic Grace Helbig bargains an irreverent and illustrated advisor to lifestyles for somebody confronted with the problem of becoming up.

Face it—being a tender grownup within the electronic period is without doubt one of the toughest issues to be. good, perhaps there are more durable issues in life…but being an grownup is tough! So Grace Helbig has written a advisor that’s excellent for somebody who's confronted with the daunting job of turning into an adult.

Infused together with her trademark saucy, candy, and humorous voice, Grace’s consultant is a tongue-in-cheek instruction manual for millennials, encompassing every little thing a tender or new (or general or outdated) grownup must be aware of, from surviving a breakup to getting better from a hangover. superbly illustrated and full-color, Grace’s consultant beneficial properties interactive parts and specific tales from Grace’s personal misadventures—like wasting her virginity completely simply because her date took her to a Macaroni Grill—and many different hilarious classes she discovered the challenging way.

Amusing and unexpectedly academic, this fresh and colourful consultant proves that turning into an grownup doesn’t inevitably suggest you'll want to develop up.

Great Granny Webster

Nice Granny Webster is Caroline Blackwood’s masterpiece. Heiress to the Guinness fortune, Blackwood used to be celebrated as a superb good looks and spectacular raconteur lengthy prior to she made her identify as a strikingly unique author. This macabre, mordantly humorous, partially auto-biographical novel unearths the gothic craziness backstage within the nice homes of the aristocracy, as witnessed in the course of the unsparing eyes of an orphaned teenage woman.

Extra info for 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

Example text

32 Put Beginning Readers on the Right Track with ALL ABOARD READINGTM The All Aboard Reading series is especially for beginning readers. Written by noted authors and illustrated in full color, these are books that children really and truly want to read—books to excite their imagination, tickle their funny bone, expand their interests, and support their feelings. With three different reading levels, All Aboard Reading lets you choose which books are most appropriate for your children and their growing abilities.

Level 3—for Second Grade through Third Grade Children Level 3 books have considerably longer texts, use harder words and more complicated sentences. All Aboard for happy reading!

The stories are more complex, but there is still lots of repetition in the text and many pictures. The sentences are quite simple and are broken up into short lines to make reading easier. Level 3—for Second Grade through Third Grade Children Level 3 books have considerably longer texts, use harder words and more complicated sentences. All Aboard for happy reading!

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.66 of 5 – based on 19 votes