The six qi fact books 1,227 qi facts to blow your socks off, 1,339 qi facts to make your jaw drop, 1,411 qi. People who read books live longer than people who dont. Reviewed in the united kingdom on 28 december 2017. These are just some of the weird and wonderful facts in a new book, compiled by the team behind the qi tv series.
Theyve documented all their known mistakes in a lengthy blog and even. Weve collected our most interesting finds from the last year into our new book 1,342 qi facts to leave you flabbergasted. The qi books have done a roaring trade, with more than 3. Latest qi facts book out in october the bookseller. Prince philip was born on a kitchen table in corfu.
The bbcs longrunning comedy quiz show qi has released a book. Faber is to publish the next qi facts book, 1,342 qi facts, in october. The book of the year shares all of the lesser known facts from the year of 2017. The book of general ignorance the noticeably stouter edition main by. The book of the year is a compendium of topical facts in 365 categories. The book of general ignorance a quite interesting book. Weird and wonderful facts from team behind tvs qi daily. It is a trivia book, aiming to address and correct the comprehensive and humiliating catalogue of all the misconceptions. Enter the book of general ignorance, a book that sets out, calmly and humbly, to show you that a lot of what you think you know is wrong, incorrect, piffle, nonsense. Faber holds world rights to the title which will be written by john lloyd, john mitchingson, james harkin and anne miller. It is illegal in saudi arabia to name a child sandi. The book of general ignorance is the first in a series of books based on the final round in the intellectual british panel game qi, written by seriescreator john lloyd and headresearcher john mitchinson, to help spread the qi philosophy of curiosity to the reading public. Qi researchers andrew hunter murray, anna ptaszynski, dan. Many factual errors in the show have been corrected in later episodes or on the shows blog.
The international bestseller, this comprehensive catalogue of all the misconceptions, mistakes and misunderstandings in common knowledge will make you. An indispensable compendium of popular misconceptions, misunderstandings and common mistakes culled from the hit bbc show, qi. The qi elves, aka no such thing as a fish, talk their new book and. Weve collected our most interesting finds from the last year into our new book 1,342 qi.
Eight billion particles of fog can fit into a teaspoon. If, like alan davies, you still think the henry viii had six wives, the earth has only one moon, that george washington was the first president of the usa, that bangkok is the capital of thailand, that the largest living thing is. Stephen frys announced he is stepping down as host of qi after hosting the bbc two comedy quiz show for years during that time, fry presented us with thousands of facts, some fascinating. Includes nuggests such as the fact that dinosaurs mumbled and cooed. Now the best bits from 10 years of the show have been packed into a new book, 1,227 qi facts. Hello, and welcome to qi, where fools rush in, and angels suddenly remember they have a prior engagement. It is a fact that not every fact in qi is correct and this sentence is a fact.1089 1560 343 250 1521 1403 759 1367 559 1097 835 1210 1637 726 922 41 1642 900 1174 287 1239 1261 297 1369 512 1089 1314 1460 323 906 663 893 743