Vitamin Q

Vitamin Q : A Temple of Trivia Lists and Curious Words

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Based in part on the popular Web site of the same name, this diversecollection mixes quirky lists, intriguing facts, and playful reflectionsin a unique brew that is entertaining, thought-provoking, andutterly absorbing. Building on the success of Lumsden's Web site, thelists in the book have been revised and expanded to include even morecuriosities from around the world. Inside, readers will learn the answersto such fascinating questions as• Who wrote "Ode on the Mammoth Cheese"?• What thirteen things do we inevitably discuss in bars?• What are the world's most disgusting foods?• Where do people speak Bile, Poke, or Mango?• What kind of creature is the bloody trivia?From interesting general trivia ("Thirteen unusual mammals youprobably haven't heard of") to pop-culture lists ("The real names of 35comic superheroes") to the odd and unusual ("Twenty-five cheesesbeginning with L"), the range of information in Vitamin Q offers somethingfor every word lover and trivia buff or anyone drawn to funny andobscure facts.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 130 x 210 x 22mm | 480.82g
  • HODDER EDUCATION
  • CHAMBERS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0550101454
  • 9780550101457

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