Download PDF by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson: 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

By John Lloyd, John Mitchinson

ISBN-10: 0571297919

ISBN-13: 9780571297917

"QI" is the neatest comedy convey on British tv, yet few humans recognize that we're additionally an important felony hit in Australia, New Zealand, Israel and Africa and an unlawful one on BitTorrent. We additionally write books and newspaper columns; run a thriving web site, a fb web page, a Twitter feed; and bring an iPhone App and a sister Radio four programme. on the center of what we do is the stunning truth - painstakingly researched and distilled to a super and stunning readability. In Einstein's phrases: 'Everything may be so simple as attainable, yet no longer simpler.' do you know that: cows moo in neighborhood accents; the total web weighs under a grain of sand; the dialling code from Britain to Russia is 007; potatoes have extra chromosomes than people; the London Underground has made extra money from its recognized map than it has from working trains; Tintin is termed Tantan in jap simply because TinTin is stated 'Chin chin' and capacity penis; the water within the mouth of a blue whale weighs greater than its physique; Scotland has two times as many pandas as Conservative MPs; Saddam's bunker used to be designed by means of the grandson of the lady who outfitted Hitler's bunker; lower than the natural world and nation-state Act of 1981, it really is explicitly unlawful in Britain to exploit a machinegun to kill a hedgehog. "1,227 QI proof To Blow Your Socks Off" will make you examine the universe (and your socks) in an alarming new approach.

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Niemals! DER WINGMAN-SCHWUR Ich befolge den Bro Code, so gut es geht. Ich werde nicht zulassen, dass mein Wingman mit einer Braut nach Hause geht, die geringer als sechs einzustufen ist. Ich übernehme abwechselnd mit meinem Wingman die Runden, auch wenn ich dabei der bin, der immer für die harten Sachen zahlt. Ich werde meinen Wingman niemals ausbooten, ganz egal, wie heiß die Braut ist. Ich schwöre, dass ich meinen Wingman immer mitnehme, wenn ich zu einer Party eingeladen werde. Wenn mein Wingman eine heiße Braut kennenlernt, die eine hässliche Freundin hat, dann werde ich in den sauren Apfel beißen.

3. Töchter von Politikern ⇓1 Immer für eine Überraschung gut. 4. Stumme ⇔ Eines steht fest: Angenehm sind sie. 5. Bräute aus den Videoclips der Achtziger ⇑112 Räkeln sich über die Motorhaube einer Corvette in die Top Ten. 6. Echt große Bräute ⇑4 Kommen immer an den Deckenventilator … vom Bett aus. 7. Meerjungfrauen ⇔ Feucht. Wild. Wundervoll. 8. Sektenbräute ⇑883 Garantiert irre. 9. Armeebräute ⇓4 Ein echter Nahkampf! 10. Mädels auf Rollerblades ⇓4 Zu schnell, zu unstet. ARTIKEL 32 Ein Bro lässt nicht zu, dass ein anderer Bro heiratet, bevor er nicht mindestens 30 ist.

ARTIKEL 91 Wenn eine Gruppe von Bros mutmaßt, dass ein Bro im Begriff ist, sich einen Spitznamen zuzulegen, müssen alle sich auf einen ähnlich klingenden, aber noch lächerlicheren Spitznamen verständigen und diesen ständig verwenden. ARTIKEL 92 Die Bekanntschaften, die ein Bro für zwanglosen Sex nutzt, hält er stets auf sichere Entfernung. Um die Reinheit einer schönen, unpersönlichen und flüchtigen Beziehung zu erhalten, entwickelt ein Bro zu einer bloßen Sexpartnerin keine emotionale Bindung.

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