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1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

Oct 09, Amanda [Novel Addiction] rated it liked it Shelves: The most memorable ones of course involve penises Kinsey could insert a toothbrush into his, bristle-end first; barnacles can have penises up to 20x longer than their body and such things.

There’s something for everyone! The screwdriver was invented a hundred years before the screw. I thought this was a good one, and I certainly learned a lot.

But even if it isn’t, just knowing it at the time and thinking it was amazing or even simply quite interesting is a pretty good thing. Finally I’m sure we all know an ultracrepidarian, for that is someone who doesn’t know what they are talking about and I have discovered that I am probably a great dringler, for to dringle is to waste time in a lazy manner!


The only thing that could’ve made it better would be if Stephen Fry had written it. Unfortunately, very few facts precisely zero in fact blew my socks off. Casanova was a librarian. Are baboons in Chile more receptive to poetry than the average Chilean? The show was my go-to distraction on days I didn’t feel up to moving around while I was pregnant.

Male fruit flies rejected by females drink significantly more alcohol than those that have had a successful encounter. Clever these scientists who work such things out.

On a couple of occasions whilst reading this book I found that I had new found knowledge that I was able to insert into conversation at suitable times, so some facts must have become ingrained in my brain. Open Preview See a Problem? I have a weakness for books like this. Just memorize a few. Unfortunately, very few facts precisely zero in fac As far as a book of facts fxcts, this book covered an interesting selection.

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

There’s a joke in there somewhere, I know it. I read this book on my Kindle and I highlighted a number I thought were interesting so that I can locate them easily in the future, should I so desire. Return to Book Page.

Fascinating and fun facts about pretty much anything and everything. Seven Chilean scientists thought so after they had held a reading in the baboon enclosure of Santiago Zoo!

Though there has been some rather clever editing that manages to connect each fact with the previous and following rather well. John Steinbeck used pencils writing ‘East of Eden’ which leads me to wonder how many Sophia Tolstoy used in transcribing ‘War and Peace’ and Evelyn Waugh might never have written ‘Decline and Fall’, ‘Scoop’, ‘Brideshead Revisited’ and the rest if he had succeeded in drowning himself during his first teaching bloe in ; he went out to sea to commit the act but turned back after being stung by a jellyfish!


Incheese was the most stolen food in the world.

To what other uses is the tree put? I absolutely adore QI.

Want to Read saving…. Boys were referred to as ‘knave girls’ and female children were ‘gay girls’.

Bought this on Kindle for 20p and its brilliant. A great book to read before bed! Others were also good, but socke Kindle won’t allow me to copy and paste and I can’t be bothered Soz to copytype. The point is, these 1, QI Facts are eye-opening, hilarious and just plain weird.