On the Tip of My Tongue: Questions, Facts, Curiosities and Games of a Quizzical Nature by David Gentle

On the Tip of My Tongue: Questions, Facts, Curiosities and Games of a Quizzical Nature by David Gentle

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Who is Yogi Bear's girlfriend? What links gazpacho soup with revenge? What does the Mona Lisa have in her left hand? What links the words 'almost' and 'biopsy'? This quiz book takes you from the natural world to novelty records, from the arts to advertising slogans and airport codes, and from science and sport to scandals and space shuttles.

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Who is Yogi Bear's girlfriend? What links gazpacho soup with revenge? List the nine activities which are traditionally forbidden in public swimming pools. What does the Mona Lisa have in her left hand? List the ten ways in which a batsman may be dismissed in a game of cricket. What links the words "almost" and "biopsy"? On the Tip of My Tongue will take you from the natural world to notorious ships and novelty records, from the arts to advertising slogans and airport codes, from science and sport to scandals and space shuttles, from historical events to Hogwarts and Hitchcock and from popular culture to platonic solids and poker hands. It's a quiz book with a difference. As well as attempting to answer thousands of brain-twisting questions, you'll be asked to recall as many items as you can from a list, and to solve the hidden links between groups of questions. While you're struggling to find the right responses, you'll also be reading anecdotes, comments and curious facts. It can be played with family, friends, enemies - or on your own. But however you want to play it, you're sure to suffer the hopeless frustration of finding the next answer is On the Tip of My Tongue.

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SKU GOR001084969
Title On the Tip of My Tongue: Questions, Facts, Curiosities and Games of a Quizzical Nature
Author By (author) David Gentle
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 0747595119
ISBN 13 9780747595113
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Who is Yogi Bear's girlfriend? What links gazpacho soup with revenge? List the nine activities which are traditionally forbidden in public swimming pools. What does the Mona Lisa have in her left hand? List the ten ways in which a batsman may be dismissed in a game of cricket. What links the words "almost" and "biopsy"? On the Tip of My Tongue will take you from the natural world to notorious ships and novelty records, from the arts to advertising slogans and airport codes, from science and sport to scandals and space shuttles, from historical events to Hogwarts and Hitchcock and from popular culture to platonic solids and poker hands. It's a quiz book with a difference. As well as attempting to answer thousands of brain-twisting questions, you'll be asked to recall as many items as you can from a list, and to solve the hidden links between groups of questions. While you're struggling to find the right responses, you'll also be reading anecdotes, comments and curious facts. It can be played with family, friends, enemies - or on your own. But however you want to play it, you're sure to suffer the hopeless frustration of finding the next answer is On the Tip of My Tongue.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001084969
Title On the Tip of My Tongue: Questions, Facts, Curiosities and Games of a Quizzical Nature
Author By (author) David Gentle
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 0747595119
ISBN 13 9780747595113
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No