QI: The Book of General Ignorance: The Noticeably Stouter Edition by John Mitchinson

QI: The Book of General Ignorance: The Noticeably Stouter Edition by John Mitchinson

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A compendium of popular misconceptions, misunderstandings and common mistakes culled from the BBC show, "QI'. It shows you that a lot of what you think you know is wrong.

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This indispensable compendium of popular misconceptions, misunderstandings and common mistakes culled from the hit BBC show, "QI'. The noticeably stouter "QI Book of General Ignorance" sets out to show you that a lot of what you think you know is wrong. 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 a blue whale, that Alexander Graeme Bell invented the telephone, that whisky and bagpipes come from Scotland or that Mount Everest is the world's tallest mountain, then there are at least 200 reasons why this is the book for you.

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SKU GOR002501435
Title QI: The Book of General Ignorance: The Noticeably Stouter Edition
Author By (author) John Mitchinson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 416
ISBN 10 0571270972
ISBN 13 9780571270972
Edition N/A
Prizes No
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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This indispensable compendium of popular misconceptions, misunderstandings and common mistakes culled from the hit BBC show, "QI'. The noticeably stouter "QI Book of General Ignorance" sets out to show you that a lot of what you think you know is wrong. 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 a blue whale, that Alexander Graeme Bell invented the telephone, that whisky and bagpipes come from Scotland or that Mount Everest is the world's tallest mountain, then there are at least 200 reasons why this is the book for you.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002501435
Title QI: The Book of General Ignorance: The Noticeably Stouter Edition
Author By (author) John Mitchinson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 416
ISBN 10 0571270972
ISBN 13 9780571270972
Edition N/A
Prizes No
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