“ Genre: Sports / Hobbies / Games / Author: AQA 63336 / Paperback / 192 Pages / Book is published 2008-10-30 by Profile Books „
This is one of those useful and useless books that I can't really give you much information about what it's about, etc. as it's self explanatory, it's a book of brilliant answers, durr! So, what I'm going to do is give you some stupid but useful snippets of information that I have taken from this book. You just never know when this information will be needed!!!! Here we go!.......
Bounty chocolate bars are made by Mars. When Saddam Hussein was captured, several Bounty bars were found in the fridge of the farmhouse in which he was hiding.
Quality Street is in Merstham, Surrey. The cul-de-sac inspired a play of the same name, from which the confectioners Mackintosh took the name in 1936.
For £5, you can buy 20ml of human blood. For £102, you can buy 500ml of human blood. It is, millilitre for millilitre, half the price of printer ink.
The longest film ever made is the aptly titled Cure For Insomnia (1987), which has a duration of 87 hours. It features L.D. Groban reading a poem.
After his 'one small step' speech, Neil Armstrong continued: 'Yes, the surface is fine and powdery. I can kick it up loosely with my toe.'
Margaret Thatcher was part of a science team which invented soft ice cream, a process that involved putting more air in the product, thus reducing ingredients and costs.
Tower Bridge is insured as a ship, by Lloyd's of London. It is the only moveable bridge on the River Thames, and was originally staffed by ex-sailors.
The first speeding ticket was issued to Mr Walter Arnold in 1896. He was fined 1 shilling for doing 8 mph in a 2 mph zone. The first road death was also recorded in 1896.
Hell is a village in Stjordal, Norway, with a population of 352. It regularly freezes over. There are also Hells in Michigan, California and Grand Cayman.
So there you go, a load of stuff that you didn't need to know but that you know now!
This book is available on amazon for £4.18.