1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off (Hardcover)
W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393241037, 334pp.
Publication Date: September 9, 2013
- 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.