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  • Desert Island Discs - Hardback - 9780593070079 - Mitchell Symons
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    Written by Mitchell Symons to celebrate 70 years of the hit BBC Radio 4 programme, Desert Island Discs: Flotsam & Jetsam is the ultimate trivia book for fans of the show as it features a whole range of fascinating facts and figures from its extensive archives. Spanning the early years with Roy Plomley through to the present day, the hardback takes the reader through seven decades of wonderful entertainment that includes information on who chose what, and why. From Beethoven and The Beatles to chessboards and chocolate, this is the perfect companion guide to a national treasure.
  • AEBCD 7 years +
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    Let Mitchell Symons be your guide into the weird and wonderful world of trivia. Camels are born without humps. Walt Disney, creator of Mickey Mouse, was scared of mice. Only 30% of humans can flare their nostrils. A ground of twelve or more cows is called a flink. And an elephant produces an eye-wateringly pongy 20 kilos of dung a day!
  • AYIVM
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    Did you know that 'Almost' is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order? Or that 'Stewardesses' is the longest word you can type solely with your left hand? Or that fireflies aren't flies, they're beetles? From information about words and their uses, useful lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes, famous lines from literature and film, to bizarre test answers and much, much more, The Wonderful World of Words is bursting with truly oddball facts about words and language - and will have you hooked from the very first page. An essential guide for anyone interested in a humorous look at the world of language.
  • AXAQX
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    EVER WONDERED ...Why we burp? What a wotsit is? Whether lemmings really jump off cliffs? Why vomit always contains carrots? And why do farts smell like rotten eggs? No subject is too strange and no trivia too tough for Mitchell Symons, who has the answer to these crazy questions, and many more.
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    DID YOU KNOW? Stinky ear wax has been hanging around in the ear canal for nearly a month before it is 'pickable'! Humans share a third of their DNA with lettuce. Cockroaches fart every fifteen minutes. Giraffes never kneel. The average person spends six months of their life on the loo. Amaze your friends and fascinate your family with this book packed with jaw-dropping, eyebrow-raising facts.
  • AIZYH 7 years +
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    The latest collection of terrific trivia from the bestselling author of Why Eating Bogeys Is Good For You and double Blue Peter Best Book with Facts Award winner. The answers to these incredible questions will boggle your brain! Can rocks have snot? Why do doughnuts have holes in the middle? Could a human child ever be raised by animals? What have hyenas got to laugh about? And why is it impossible to belch after blast-off?
  • ACPAM 7 years +
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    In "Do Igloos Have Loos?" Mitch Symons, the revolting reference expert, answers burning questions such as: How do you get out of quicksand? Why does your skin get wrinkly if you stay too long in the bath? Is your right foot really clever? And, crucial for everyone likely to get caught short in the Arctic, 'Do igloos have loos?'
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    EVER WONDERED ...Why we have tonsils? Is there any cream in cream crackers? Why is the sea blue? And if kangaroos keep their babies in their pouches, what happens to all the poo?! Mitch Symons answers all these crazy questions and plenty more in this wonderfully funny and addictive book for children from 8 to 80! And yes, eating bogeys is good for you ...but only your own!
  • AEBCG 7 years +
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    Did you know THAT: The first ready-to-eat breakfast cereal was Shredded Wheat in 1893 (it beat Kellogg's Corn Flakes by just five years). Scarlett Johansson, Ashton Kutcher and Simon Cowell all have twin brothers. Everton were the first British football club to introduce a stripe down the side of their shorts. The word DUDE was coined by Oscar Wilde and his friends. It is a combination of the words 'duds' and 'attitude'. Well you do now! Filled with fantastic facts and figures to amaze and intrigue ...once you start reading you'll be hooked for hours!
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    A collection of wise and wacky words of advice, from the bestselling and double Blue Peter Best Book with Facts-winning Mitchell Symons. From the marvellous mind of Mitchell Symons comes such gems of wisdom as: you can't trust a dog to watch your food. Why buy shampoo when real poo is free? Never put both feet in your mouth at the same time, as you won't have a leg to stand on. And if getting even doesn't work, just get odd!
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    When Mitchell Symons wrote his extraordinary bestsellers "This Book, That Book and The Other Book" - all neatly combined in one sensational volume, "The Ultimate Loo Book" - he was judged by many to be the King of Trivia. Now, in "The Bumper Book for the Loo", this supremo of weird and wonderful, astonishing and inexplicable facts, figures, stats and stories returns with a super selection of trivialistic treats - each one more remarkable and, yes, even more trivial than anything he's compiled before. For example, did you know that...The first alarm clock could only ring at 4 a.m...There was once an internet rumour that Belgium doesn't exist...In 1830, King Louis XIX ruled France for just 15 minutes...All mammals have jaws but only humans have chins...Peru has more pyramids than Egypt...Packed to the rafters with all manner of useful and useless information, lists of the biggest, the smallest, the best and the worst, "The Bumper Book" for the Loo is a hilarious compendium of endless delights - and a hugely entertaining, unputdownable feat of nonsense!
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    Mitchell Symons has stats and stories to entertain and amaze you! Did the Olympians really compete in the buff? Which striker's shorts fell down when he was taking a penalty? Which sport consists of running while juggling? Which football team's fanzine is called Linesman, You're Rubbish?
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    DID YOU KNOW ...Square watermelons are sold in Japan? There is a River Piddle in Dorset? Americans use enough toilet paper daily to wrap around the world nine times? Mitchell Symons goes global - join him on his fun fact-finding world tour!
  • AHXFV 7 years +
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    From bestselling revolting reference expert Mitchell Symons comes this wickedly funny modern take on Hilaire Belloc's Cautionary Verses. Meet a true rogue's gallery of horrid kids who hit the skids. Callum: who was a dreadful bully until he received his come-uppance; Tiffany: who couldn't put down her mobile phone and died a horrible death; Bill: whose ability to fart ended in tears and Chloe: whose determination to have the most Facebook friends meant she lost her real ones.
  • AKAOV 7 years +
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    Did you know ...that a 'zyzzyx' is a type of wasp? That the chances of being injured by a toilet seat at some point in your life are reckoned to be one in 6.500? That the collective noun for giraffes is the very apt a 'tower of giraffes' and that snail races start with the words 'ready, steady, Slow!' Amaze your mates and fascinate your family with these brilliant facts, and more!