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 Humour

It is impossible to whistle in a spacesuit. Wagner always wore pink silk underwear. Rugby School's first official rugby kit in 1871 included a bow tie. Lord Kitchener had four spaniels called Shot, Bang, Miss and Damn. J. K Rowling has no middle name. The first c... read more

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: 9780571308941
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: 178mm X 111mm
: United Kingdom
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: John Lloyd; John Mitchinson; James Harkin
: Hardback
: 1113
: English
: 032.02
: 368
: books
1,339 QI Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop
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 Humour

Series:Quite Interesting Ser.

"Trivia buffs and know-it-alls alike will exult to find so much repeatable wisdom gathered in one place."--New York Times This book is bursting with mindboggling morsels of trivia - informative, hilarious, sometimes arcane or utterly useless, but always ent... read more

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: 9780571332465
: Faber & Faber
: Faber & Faber
: 178mm X 111mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: John Lloyd; James Harkin; John Mitchinson
: Hardback
: Main
: English
: 032.02
: 368
: books
1,342 Qi Facts to Leave You Flabbergasted
$24.99(NZD) inc GST
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 Humour

Cut two eyeholes into a bedsheet and Boo! You've got yourself a classic Halloween icon. But what happens if you tie the bedsheet in knots? What happens when you set it on fire, hang it from a clothesline, or put a llama underneath it? 100 Ghosts is a brilliant... read more

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: 9781594746475
: Quirk Books
: Quirk Books
: 152mm X 102mm
: United States
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: Doogie Howser
: Hardback
: 1213
: 133.1
: 208
: Black and White
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100 Ghosts: A Gallery of Harmless Haunts
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We all know about jandals, jaffas and hokey pokey ice cream, but how many of us also remember the underarm bowling incident, the Topp Twins, Telethon and Thingee's eye popping out on TV? This is Kiwiana and pop culture for the younger gen... read more

General Fields
: 9781869794149
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: 150mm X 150mm
: New Zealand
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: Mitchell Hawkes
: Paperback
: 306.0993
: 208
: illustrations
: books
100 New Zealand Pop Culture Stories: From Billy T to Nuclear Free
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 Humour

1,227 QI Facts blew your socks off. 1,339 QI Facts made your jaw drop. Now the QI team return with this year's groaning sack of astonishment. All new facts! Prepare to be knocked sideways...Orchids can get jetlag. Lizards can't walk and breathe at the same time. T... read more

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: 9780571317776
: Faber Faber
: Faber Faber
: 178mm X 111mm
: United Kingdom
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: John Lloyd
: Hardback
: Main
: en
: 032.02
: 400
: books
1411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways
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In the satirical tradition of Take Me to Your Leaders and The Muldoon Annual Joke Book comes 50 Shades of Key, a hilarious collection of 36 photos with wicked captions, plus a bunch of jokes we found lying around and threw in at the last minute.

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: 9780473242480
: Paul Little Books
: Paul Little Books
: 140 x 210 mm
: New Zealand
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: Paul Little
: Paperback
: 741.56993
: 48
: Colour
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50 Shades of Key :The Unofficial John Key Joke Book
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A handy guide to the meanings and origins of the many foreign phrases we use every day. English as we know it today is enriched with many borrowings and influences from other languages. Aficionado, chutzpah, pro bono, hoi polloi, ketchup, nous, zeitgeist - we use these foreign words every day without... read more

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: 9781782434320
: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Chloe Rhodes
: Paperback
: en
: 422.4
: 176
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A Certain je ne Sais Quoi : Words We Pinched from Other Languages
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 Humour

With a fondness for spoonerisms and double entendres, Ronnie Barker is one of the nation's greatest comics. Gathered together in this second 'best of' volume is a cocktail of his sketches and monologues from every strand of his long and brilliant career.

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: 9780091951429
: Ebury Publishing
: Ebury Press
: 198mm X 126mm X 21mm
: United Kingdom
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: Ronnie Barker
: Paperback
: 828.91407
: 336
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A Few Well-Frozen Worms
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They say the old ones are the best, and this long-neglected collection of jokes revived from the archives of Ancient Greece confirms that in some cases this is true, and in others it really isn't. "A Funny Thing Happened on the... read more

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: 9781843174981
: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
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: Dan Crompton
: Hardback
: books
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: The World's Oldest Joke Book
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 Humour

Series:Little Golden Book
Reading Level:Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7

Grumpy Cat has 8 million Facebook followers, her own TV movie, and now . . . a Little Golden Book! The world-famous feline stars in this hilarious storybook.

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: 9780399557835
: Random House USA Inc
: Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc.
: 203mm X 168mm X 5mm
: United States
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: Christy Webster
: Hardback
: 317
: English
: 813.6
: Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
: bl2016057722
: 24
: Full colour
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A Is for Awful: A Grumpy Cat ABC Book
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 Humour

Series:Ladybirds for Grown-Ups Ser.

A hilarious brand new book in the phenomenal Ladybirds for Grown Ups series for Autumn 2017. The Ladybird Book of the New You - a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris. This delightful book is the lat... read more

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: Penguin Books Ltd
: Michael Joseph Ltd
: 9780718188849
: 170mm X 112mm
: United Kingdom
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: gifts
A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book (Ladybirds for Grown-Ups)
$21.00(NZD) inc GST
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 Humour

Series:Wit

'Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. 'Twelfth Night Act 1, scene 5' Whether you are in need of inspiration, advice, or an insult clever enough to floor your foes, this little book is sure to hold the answer. This collection brings together the finest witticisms, musings and words of wisdom from Britain's greatest wordsmith.

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: 9781849533089
: Summersdale Publishers
: Summersdale Publishers
: 79mm X 160mm
: United Kingdom
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: Edward Green
: Paperback
: 822.33
: 160
: books
A Little Bit of Shakespeare Wit
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