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QI - the Second Book of General Ignorance: Everything You Think You Know Is Still Wrong

By Bobby Wells,2014-11-04 20:35
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A new indispensable compendium of popular misconceptions, misunderstandings and common mistakes culled from the hit BBC show, QI, hosted by Stephen Fry. EVERYTHING YOU THINK YOU KNOW IS STILL WRONG: Octopuses have six legs. Oranges aren't orange. Bats aren't blind. Napoleon wasn't short. Vikings didn't wear horned helmets. Diamond isn't the hardest substance. Bank notes aren't made of paper. Testosterone doesn't make you aggressive. Cheese doesn' t give you nightmares. There is no such thing as a fish. The original Book of General Ignorance was published in 2006. It has since been translated into 26 languages and sold over 1.2 million copies. Now, just when you thought it was safe to start showing off again, the QI team are back with another lorry-load of mistakes an Published by Faber & Faber, Limited on 2010/10/20