The Mammoth Book of Useless Information

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John Blake Publishing Ltd, Oct 1, 2012 - Humor - 300 pages
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Did you know? The Sumerians were the first to brew beer, and all the brewers were women? If you didnOCOt ? then read on. If you are intrigued by the odd, fascinated by the fantastic or tickled by trivia, then this is the book for you. The Useless Information Society was formed by some of BritainOCOs best-loved journalists, writers and entertainers, including Keith Waterhouse, Richard Littlejohn, Suggs, Noel Botham, Ken Stott and Brian Hitchen. They meet regularly to swap new nuggets of trivia. This is the eighth collection of their absorbing, hilarious and wholly useless facts. An absolutely enormous collection, lose yourself in hundreds of pages of endlessly diverting facts that will keep you amused for hours."
 

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Noel Bothamhas had a long and distinguished career as an investigative journalist and executive for newspapers in London and the USA before becoming an internationally bestselling writer. He has produced more than ten titles. He divides his time between his homes in East Sussex and Spain. Noel is one of the founding members of the Useless Information Society and during his time as Chairman has heard more useless trivia than many will hear in a lifetime. This book is the distillation of his considerable knowledge in this often neglected field.

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