Usefully Useless: Everything You'd Never Learn at School (But May Like to Know) by Mark Hanks

Usefully Useless: Everything You'd Never Learn at School (But May Like to Know) by Mark Hanks

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What was Margaret Thatcher's favourite sitcom? Which British league football team's name has no letters that one could colour in with a pen? And how many calories do you consume when you lick a stamp. This title provides answers to such questions and contains a miscellany on a range of topics, including Literature, Geography, Food and more.

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"Usefully Useless" is a gloriously diverse volume dedicated to the most engrossing trivia in the world. Guaranteed to excite the curiosity and amuse, its pages are filled with the sort of remarkable information you would never learn, but will be overjoyed to discover. Each fact is irresistibly fun and fascinating - the essence of anecdote and dinner-party conversation that is essential in the adult world - and, above all, usefully useless. Guaranteed to improve your mind, "Usefully Useless" contains a wealth of miscellany on a vast range of topics, including Literature, Geography, Food, Science, the Natural World, Sport and Politics - from the export of frogs' legs to the longest Monopoly game completed in the bath. "Usefully Useless" provides answers to such eternal questions as: What was Margaret Thatcher's favourite sitcom? Which British league football team's name has no letters that one could colour in with a pen? How many calories do you consume when you lick a stamp? What was the original colour of Coca-Cola? Which key do toilets flush in? Find out these answers and many, many more in "Usefully Useless", the essential guide to the facts you never thought you'd need to know.

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SKU GOR005320800
Title Usefully Useless: Everything You'd Never Learn at School (But May Like to Know)
Author By (author) Mark Hanks
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0224086634
ISBN 13 9780224086639
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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"Usefully Useless" is a gloriously diverse volume dedicated to the most engrossing trivia in the world. Guaranteed to excite the curiosity and amuse, its pages are filled with the sort of remarkable information you would never learn, but will be overjoyed to discover. Each fact is irresistibly fun and fascinating - the essence of anecdote and dinner-party conversation that is essential in the adult world - and, above all, usefully useless. Guaranteed to improve your mind, "Usefully Useless" contains a wealth of miscellany on a vast range of topics, including Literature, Geography, Food, Science, the Natural World, Sport and Politics - from the export of frogs' legs to the longest Monopoly game completed in the bath. "Usefully Useless" provides answers to such eternal questions as: What was Margaret Thatcher's favourite sitcom? Which British league football team's name has no letters that one could colour in with a pen? How many calories do you consume when you lick a stamp? What was the original colour of Coca-Cola? Which key do toilets flush in? Find out these answers and many, many more in "Usefully Useless", the essential guide to the facts you never thought you'd need to know.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR005320800
Title Usefully Useless: Everything You'd Never Learn at School (But May Like to Know)
Author By (author) Mark Hanks
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0224086634
ISBN 13 9780224086639
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