"This title gathers together 180 questions both new and previously featured on the BBC TV programmes popular General Ignorance round and show why when it comes to general knowledge none of us knows anything at all.
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.
"This outrageously informative book is packed full of fascinating nuggets of history science literature technology sports geography culture and miscellanea from every corner of the world - enough mind-blowing trivia to ensure youre never short of a jaw-dropping conversation starter (or stopper) again.
In this mind-blowing follow-up to the bestselling Information is Beautiful the king of infographics David McCandless uses spectacular visuals to reveal unexpected insights into how the world really works.
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