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    DescriptionWho made the first aeroplane flight? How many legs does an octopus have? How much water should you drink every day? What is the chance of tossing a coin and it landing on heads? What happens if you leave a tooth in a glass of coke overnight? What is house dust mostly made from? What colour are oranges? Who in the world is most likely to kill you? What was the first dishwasher built to do? John Lloyd and John Mitchinson, the brains behind QI, here present a wonderful collection of the most outrageous, fascinating and mind-bending facts, taking on the popular General Ignorance round from BBC1's top rated quiz and the first book in the bestselling series. And whatever your answers to the questions above, you can be sure that everything you think you know is wrong.


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    Title
    QI: The Second Book of General Ignorance
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Lloyd, By (author) John Mitchinson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571269686
    ISBN 10: 0571269680
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21800
    BIC E4L: HOB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.3
    BIC subject category V2: WDKX, WHG
    DC22: 032.02
    BISAC V2.8: GAM012000, GAM008000, HUM000000
    Thema V1.0: WDKX, WHG
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    FABER & FABER
    Publication date
    06 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    JOHN LLOYD is a broadcaster. He devisedThe News Quiz and To the Manor Born for radio and Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image and Blackadder for television. JOHN MITCHINSON is from the world of books and has published The Beatles, Michael Palin and Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. The smash-hit BBC 1 panel game QI first aired on the BBC in September 2003 with John Lloyd producing and John Mitchinson in charge of the research. There are now more than 100 editions of the programme.