Funny You Should Ask... (Your Questions Answered by the QI Elves) (PB)

Author(s): John Lloyd; Sarah Lloyd

General Knowledge and Trivia

The QI Elves are the clever clogs behind the hit panel show QI. Every Wednesday the Elves appear on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show's 'Why Workshop' where they answer the ponderings and wonderings of Radio 2's most inquisitive listeners. Funny You Should Ask features the QI Elves' answers to questions on topics ranging from goosebumps to grapefruit, pizza to pirates and everything in-between. Generously sprinkled with extra facts from the Elves this is essential reading for the incurably curious.


How much water would you need to put out the Sun?
If spiders can walk on the ceiling why can't they get out of the bath?
What's the point of snot?
Why does my pizza taste so much better the next morning?
Why do dads make such bad jokes?
Why am I a capital letter and you're not?
Why is there an Essex, a Wessex, a Sussex but no Nossex?
Can I dig a tunnel to the other side of the Earth?
Why aren't unicorns called unihorns?
Do cats get goosebumps?
When does a rock become an island?
Why don't clouds freeze?
Can I live forever?


Product Information

The perfect gift for all those big and little kids in your life who ask 'why...?'

Led by Chief Gnome John Lloyd, the QI Elves are the team of writers behind BBC Two's smash hit panel show QI. They have authored over twenty books, reached the semi-finals of BBC Two's Only Connect and had over 250 million listens on their podcast No Such Thing as a Fish.

Zoe Ball is the current and first female host of the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show. After presenting the much-lauded Live & Kicking on the BBC, she was also the first woman to front the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show. An avid film buff, Zoe interviews all the top stars for BAFTA's Red Carpet and presents SKY's exclusive coverage of the OSCARs. Zoe can also be seen providing the nation with behind the scenes Strictly gossip on her weekday show, It Takes Two on BBC2.

General Fields

  • : 9780571367788
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : July 2020
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Lloyd; Sarah Lloyd
  • : John Lloyd; Sarah Lloyd
  • : 256
  • : 256
  • : English
  • : English
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback