The book of general ignorance

John Lloyd and John Mitchinson ; [original forewords by Stephen Fry ; four (new) words by Alan Davies]

This is the indispensable compendium of popular misconceptions, misunderstandings and common mistakes culled from the hit BBC show, "QI". The noticeably stouter "QI Book of General Ignorance" sets out to show you that a lot of what you think you know is wrong. If, like Alan Davies, you still think the Henry VIII had six wives, the earth has only one moon, that George Washington was the first president of the USA, that Bangkok is the capital of Thailand, that the largest living thing is a blue whale, that Alexander Graeme Bell invented the telephone, that whisky and bagpipes come from Scotland or that Mount Everest is the world's tallest mountain, then there are at least 200 reasons why this is the book for you.

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書名 The book of general ignorance
著作者等 Davies, Alan
Fry, Stephen
Mitchinson, John
Lloyd John
書名別名 The noticeably stouter book of general ignorance : now 26% more ignorant
シリーズ名 A quite interesting book
出版元 Faber and faber
刊行年月 2009
版表示 Noticeably stouter ed
ページ数 xxi, 394 p.
大きさ 20 cm
ISBN 9780571246922
NCID BB07872277
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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