The Huge Book of Amazing Facts and Interesting Stuff 2022: Mind-Blowing Trivia Facts on Science, Music, History + More for Curious Minds (Amazing Fact Books #1) (Paperback)
"Be More Interesting"
Following on from her best-selling series of fact books, Jenny Kellett brings you the HUGE Book of Amazing Facts 2022.
Chock-full of incredible, curious, and mind-blowing facts, you'll be able to impress your friends or simply improve your knowledge with over 800 of only the very best hand-picked trivia facts.
The facts are divided into categories for easy reference. Whether you're into sports, history, science, or something a little bit bizarre - there are hundreds of amazing facts for you.
Did you know...
- The word 'quarantine' comes from quarantena, meaning 40 days in old Venetian. During the Black Plague, the Venetians imposed a 40-day ban on arrivals into the city.
- 'Mountain Dew' was once a slang term for moonshine (homemade whiskey) in the south of the US and parts of the UK.
- Neil Armstrong and his Apollo 11 colleagues had to go through US Customs when they landed back on Earth from the moon.
- The time difference between the Stegosaurus and Tyrannosaurus Rex is greater than the time difference between Tyrannosaurus Rex and the first humans.
- In Ancient Egypt, Pharaohs would smear their servants with honey so that they would attract the flies.
Discover these amazing facts and hundreds more in The HUGE Book of Amazing Facts and Interesting Stuff 2022.
It's the ideal gift for children (12+) and adults. Give the gift of knowledge.