The New York Times best-selling authors of the Quite Interesting series have made you see sideways, knocked your socks off, and left your jaw on the floor. Now John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, and James Harkin are back to offer even more1,234, to be exactshocking, enlightening, downright-fun facts that will leave you speechless…and pantomiming for more.
Did you know?
- The Big Bang was not as loud as a Motörhead concert.
- Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender.
- According to the company that created her, Hello Kitty isn’t a cat.
- Albert Einstein’s eyeballs are in a safety deposit box in New York.
- McDonald’s once created bubble-gum-flavored broccoli.
- It is impossible to hum and whisper at the same time.
Convinced it’s all hogwash? Visit QI.com/US1234 for proof of the veracity of every fact. Want more? Check out 1,411 Quite Interesting Facts to Knock You Sideways, 1,339 Quite Interesting Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop, and 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off.
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About the Author
John Mitchinson is the director of research for the BBC quiz panel show QI (Quite Interesting). He lives in Oxfordshire.
James Harkin is senior researcher for QI and lives in London.