Author: Elves, QI, Binding: Hardback, Imprint: Faber & Faber, Series: N/A, Publisher: FABER & FABER , Published: 14/10/2021, Pagination: 288 pages, Classification: Lifestyle, sport & leisure, Country of Publication: United Kingdom
19.8 cm H | 15.3 cm W | 2.3 cm T | 478 g Wt
The perfect Christmas gift for the incurably curious. WITH AN INTRODUCTION FROM ZOE BALL'Funny and fascinating . . . it's really rather brilliant.' ZOE BALLEvery Wednesday, on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show, BBC Radio 2's most inquisitive listeners get to put their questions to the QI Elves.
The questions are wonderfully original and the QI Elves' answers are always fascinating and frequently hilarious. From spiders to stinging nettles, bees to boy bands and twins to thermal undies, you'll wonder why these questions hadn't occurred to you before - but you'll never forget the answers and will want to share them with all your friends. Which lottery numbers should I pick?Is it true that we are made entirely of stardust?Can dogs tell the time? Why do songs get stuck in my head?If Rome wasn't built in a day, how long did it take?How do you wash a raspberry?What is the most expensive thing on Earth?Where is last Wednesday? For more from the team behind QI, visit qi.com. You can also follow QI's fact-filled Twitter account @qikipedia and listen to their weekly podcast at nosuchthingasafish.comFor more mind-boggling nuggets of wisdom check out the QI FACTS SERIESTHE MUCH ANTICPATED FOLLOW-UP TO FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK . . . 'QI have outdone themselves!.' ALAN DAVIES'A cracker of a book.' SUE PERKINS'Genuinely useful and endlessly fascinating.' THE SPECTATOR'Hilarious.' DAILY MAIL