1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

By Anne Miller; Andy Murray; Alex Bell
(W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393241037, 334pp.)

Publication Date: September 2013

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Cows moo in regional accents.

The international dialing code for Russia is 007.

The water in the mouth of a blue whale weighs more than its body.

Pants are responsible for twice as many accidents as chain saws.

Saddam Hussein's bunker was designed by the grandson of the woman who built Hitler's bunker.

Heroin was originally sold as cough medicine.

1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off is a trove of the strangest, funniest, and most improbable tidbits of knowledge all painstakingly researched and distilled to a brilliant and shocking clarity."




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Saturday, Sep 14, 2013

The universe is shaped like a vuvuzela. Humans and elephants are the only animals with chins. These, and a trove of other factoids have been compiled in 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off � a book by the creators of the hit British television show QI. More at NPR.org

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