By (author) Mitchell Symons
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Book DescriptionDid you know that: Sex between snakes lasts between 6 and 12 hours? Peter Kay's school metalwork teacher was Steve Coogan's father? The first novel written on a typewriter was The Adventures of Tom Sawyer? That Book sold 60,000 copies in the UK alone? If you are hankering to know more about anything from 'Famous People Who Had Liver Transplants' to 'Beatles Songs and Their Working Titles', This Book is everything you've ever dreamed of. Once you start reading, you won't be able to stop ...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780593053485
(185mm x 135mm x 36mm)
Imprint: Bantam Press
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mitchell Symons
There are Tittles in This Title, Hardback (October 2014)
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, insurance claims and much, much more, this book is bursting with truly oddball facts about words and language - and will have you hooked from the very first page.
Why Don't You Smell When You're Sleeping?, Hardback (June 2014)
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!' This title features these facts.
Why Spacemen Can't Burp..., Paperback (February 2014)» View all books by Mitchell Symons
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? This title deals with these questions.
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Author Biography - Mitchell Symons
Mitchell Symons was born in 1957 in London and educated at Mill Hill School and the LSE, where he studied just enough law to get a Third. Since leaving BBC TV, where he was a researcher and then a director, he has worked as a writer, broadcaster and journalist. He was a principal writer of early editions of the board game Trivial Pursuit and has devised many television formats. Currently he writes an award-winning weekly column for the Sunday Express.
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