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This Book - ...of More Perfectly Useless Information (Paperback): Mitchell Symons This Book - ...of More Perfectly Useless Information (Paperback)
Mitchell Symons
R242 R228 Discovery Miles 2 280 Save R14 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Did you know this...

Billy Crystal's childhood babysitter was the legendary Billie Holiday?

It is physically impossible for pigs to look up at the sky?

The dot above the letter "i" is called a "tittle"?

Would you like to know which celebrities died virgins, or which novel was the first written on a typewriter? Or are you simply looking for some way to entertain yourself in the bathroom? Would you like to know the working titles of the Beatles' songs, or what things were invented by women? Answer "yes!" to any or all of these questions and This Book--like That Book--is the book you've been waiting for!

Where Do Nudists Keep Their Hankies? - And Other Naughty Questions You Always Wanted Answered (Paperback): Mitchell Symons Where Do Nudists Keep Their Hankies? - And Other Naughty Questions You Always Wanted Answered (Paperback)
Mitchell Symons
R306 R287 Discovery Miles 2 870 Save R19 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Of course you have! (Or if you haven't, perhaps you should.) Now Mitchell Symons, the reigning King of All Pointless Trivia, carries his inquisitiveness unabashedly into the bedroom and emerges with a smile, answering not only the above but also a veritable "pornucopia" of scandalous and sexual conundrums. So for all of you burning to learn that an octopus has sex for ten straight hours or intensely curious about "uncircumcision," the astute Mr. Symons pulls back the covers to expose it all--from pick-up lines to popular positions to the greatest of all male and female sexual lies!

The Wonderful World of Words (Paperback): Mitchell Symons The Wonderful World of Words (Paperback)
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R224 R165 Discovery Miles 1 650 Save R59 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

Why Spacemen Can't Burp... (Paperback): Mitchell Symons Why Spacemen Can't Burp... (Paperback)
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R171 R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Save R31 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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?!

How Much Poo Does an Elephant Do? (Paperback): Mitchell Symons How Much Poo Does an Elephant Do? (Paperback)
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R174 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R25 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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 group of twelve or more cows is called a flink And an elephant produces an eye-wateringly pongy 20 kilos of dung a day!

Do Igloos Have Loos? (Paperback): Mitchell Symons Do Igloos Have Loos? (Paperback)
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R171 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R25 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ever wondered ...Why are slugs so slimy? Why does your skin go wrinkly in the bath? How clever is your right foot? What is the best thing to do if you fall into quicksand? And do igloos have loos? Mitchell Symons knows the answers ...and now you will too!

The Weird World of Words - A Guided Tour (Paperback): Mitchell Symons The Weird World of Words - A Guided Tour (Paperback)
Mitchell Symons; Illustrated by Andrew Pinder
R285 R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Save R52 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Why Eating Bogeys is Good for You (Paperback): Mitchell Symons Why Eating Bogeys is Good for You (Paperback)
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R173 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R25 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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!

That Book - ...of Perfectly Useless Information (Paperback): Mitchell Symons That Book - ...of Perfectly Useless Information (Paperback)
Mitchell Symons
R240 R209 Discovery Miles 2 090 Save R31 (13%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Did you know that . . .

John Wayne once won the dog Lassie from its owner in a poker game?

Hijinks is the only word in the English language with three dotted letters in a row?

The shortest war in history, between England and Zanzibar in 1896, lasted only thirty-eight minutes?

Want to learn which U.S. president was a descendant of King Edward III? Or which famous people lived to read their own obituaries? Then That Book is the book for you! From history to science to pop culture, here is an irresistible, enlightening, and absolutely addictive treasure trove of fascinating and fun little-known facts that no one needs to know--an indispensable boon to every true lover of trivia and marvelous minutia!

Don't Wipe Your Bum with a Hedgehog (Paperback): Mitchell Symons Don't Wipe Your Bum with a Hedgehog (Paperback)
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R170 R145 Discovery Miles 1 450 Save R25 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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!

Why You Need a Passport When You're Going to Puke (Paperback): Mitchell Symons Why You Need a Passport When You're Going to Puke (Paperback)
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R171 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R25 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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!

Why Does Ear Wax Taste So Gross? (Paperback): Mitchell Symons Why Does Ear Wax Taste So Gross? (Paperback)
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R172 R147 Discovery Miles 1 470 Save R25 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

Why Do Farts Smell Like Rotten Eggs? (Paperback): Mitchell Symons Why Do Farts Smell Like Rotten Eggs? (Paperback)
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R175 R150 Discovery Miles 1 500 Save R25 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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.

How to Avoid a Wombat's Bum (Paperback): Mitchell Symons How to Avoid a Wombat's Bum (Paperback)
Mitchell Symons
R200 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R31 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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!

On Your Farts, Get Set, Go! (Paperback): Mitchell Symons On Your Farts, Get Set, Go! (Paperback)
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R115 R92 Discovery Miles 920 Save R23 (20%) Out of stock

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?

That's So Gross!: Human Body (Paperback): Mitchell Symons That's So Gross!: Human Body (Paperback)
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R115 R92 Discovery Miles 920 Save R23 (20%) Out of stock

NOXIOUS NOISES AND STINKY SMELLS ...Amaze your mates with top trivia such as: Why do we puke and sweat? Which tribe uses farting as a greeting? How likely are you to be injured by a toilet seat?

Why Spacemen Can't Burp (Hardcover): Mitchell Symons Why Spacemen Can't Burp (Hardcover)
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R185 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R37 (20%) Out of stock

This is 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?

That's So Gross!: Animals (Paperback): Mitchell Symons That's So Gross!: Animals (Paperback)
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R115 R92 Discovery Miles 920 Save R23 (20%) Out of stock

IT'S A JUNGLE OUT THERE...Arm yourself with the answers to top trivia such as: Why are porcupines so pongy? Why do angry monkeys fling their poo at each other? Why do ostriches pee on their own legs? Includes cool collector cards to swap with your mates.

That's So Gross!: Creepy Crawlies (Paperback): Mitchell Symons That's So Gross!: Creepy Crawlies (Paperback)
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R115 R92 Discovery Miles 920 Save R23 (20%) Out of stock

GO MAD FOR MINIBEASTS! Discover the answers to top trivia such as: Does the dung beetle really stink? Why are caterpillars so muscly? Why would fleas be champion high-jumpers? Includes cool collector cards to swap with your mates.

Happily Never After - Modern Cautionary Tales (Hardcover): Mitchell Symons Happily Never After - Modern Cautionary Tales (Hardcover)
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R185 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R37 (20%) Out of stock

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.

Why Girls Can't Throw - ...and Other Questions You Always Wanted Answered (Paperback): Mitchell Symons Why Girls Can't Throw - ...and Other Questions You Always Wanted Answered (Paperback)
Mitchell Symons
R299 R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Save R20 (7%) Out of stock

Warning: the truth can be shocking, seductive, offensive, outrageous...even disgusting!

Are you perplexed by the mysteries of the universe, confounded by the workings of the human body, prone to pondering the great imponderables? At long last, the answers are here for every inquiring mind that's not afraid to face up to the cold, hard facts of life. The author who brought you That Book . . . of Perfectly Useless Information now addresses the quirky, the eclectic, and the essential conundrums of our age in Why Girls Can't Throw . . . and Other Questions You Always Wanted Answered, including: What's the kindest way to tell a friend he has halitosis?Is it cheaper to send yourself as a package to Australia rather than fly on an airplane?Are there any benefits to smoking?Is it true that Keith Richards used to regularly replace all the blood in his body?

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