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Includes the name: Mitchell Symons 

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Obras por Mitchell Symons

Why Eating Bogeys is Good for You (2007) 67 exemplares
Why Girls Can't Throw (2005) 65 exemplares
How to Avoid a Wombat's Bum (2006) 59 exemplares
How Much Poo Does an Elephant Do? (2008) 34 exemplares
Why Does Ear Wax Taste So Gross? (2009) 26 exemplares
Numberland: The World in Numbers (2013) 25 exemplares
Do Igloos Have Loos? (2010) 23 exemplares
Don't Get Me Started (2007) 19 exemplares
History (That's So Gross!) (2011) 11 exemplares
Animals (That's So Gross!) (2011) 9 exemplares
This, That and the Other (2007) 8 exemplares
The Ultimate Loo Book (2009) 8 exemplares
Why Spacemen Can't Burp... (2013) 7 exemplares
That's So Gross!: Human Body (2011) 5 exemplares
The Wonderful World of Words (2017) 4 exemplares
Book of Lists (1997) 3 exemplares
All In (2000) 2 exemplares
Lot, The (2002) 1 exemplar
How to Speak Celebrity (2006) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Act of Darkness (1991) — Artista da capa, algumas edições129 exemplares
The Worst Noel: Hellish Holiday Tales (2005) — Contribuidor; Contribuidor — 91 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1957
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
UK
Local de nascimento
London, England, UK
Locais de residência
London, England, UK
Educação
London School of Economics
Mill Hill School, London, England, UK
Ocupações
journalist
writer

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I enjoy trivia. I find a lot of the pop culture stuff in here fairly boring, especially the ones that are formatted like "People who [have a pilot's license/were adopted/were married 8 times]" and then just a long list of names. I actually read the second book first (oops. I've had these books lying around forever and have read them before, so it's not a big deal. Also it's not as though there's any sort of continuity to worry about), and it improves on this aspect.
 
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widdersyns | 4 outras críticas | Jul 19, 2020 |
Fun little book about all things wordy and alphabetical that's a mixture of the pedestrian (palindromes and acronyms), the bizarre (United Arab Emirates is the longest country name with alternating vowels and consonants), and the hilarious (the phrase Hobson's choice resulted from a stingy horse dealer who forced buyers to take only the horse next to the wall and gave them no say in the matter - hence Hobson's choice). Its a great book to read cover to cover (will only take an hour, tops) or dip into for your own amusement and/or education (did you know Hull City is the only British football club whose letters cannot be filled in with pencil?) If you like words, if you like unusual and weird facts, or if you just like learning utterly useless things, you will love this little book.… (mais)
 
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drmaf | Aug 7, 2015 |
Mostly useless trivia, but an entertaining and interesting read. Hopefully some things will stick in mind to throw around at cocktail parties :)
 
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borhap | 4 outras críticas | Aug 27, 2013 |
Very handy book with lots of info and statistics about murderers. Only negative thing is that it is very outdated.
 
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Marlene-NL | Apr 12, 2013 |

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Obras
46
Also by
2
Membros
1,034
Popularidade
#24,905
Avaliação
½ 3.6
Críticas
15
ISBN
105
Línguas
2

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