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- 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.
Author: John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 7.10h x 4.50w x 1.10d
Library Journal 07/01/2013 pg. 104
About the Author
Lloyd, John: - John Lloyd is the creator of the BBC quiz panel show QI (Quite Interesting). He lives in Oxfordshire.Mitchinson, John: - John Mitchinson is the director of research for the BBC quiz panel show QI (Quite Interesting). He lives in Oxfordshire.Harkin, James: - James Harkin is senior researcher for QI and lives in London.
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