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By John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

The QI staff have blown your socks off, made your jaw drop and knocked you sideways. Now they go back with 1,234 brand-new marvelous proof that may depart you speechless.

- flora get suntans.

- Denmark imports prisoners.

- Bees can fly greater than Mount Everest.

- The Republic of eire first acquired postcodes in 2015.

- Martin Luther King Jr received a C+ in Public Speaking.

- The Aztecs wore jewelry made up of popcorn.

- nobody within the united kingdom dies of 'natural causes'.

- Penguins can't flavor fish.

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5 litres of air per breath this means 157,783,680 litres of the air currently in the earth’s atmosphere have been inside you at some point. So I hope you’ve been using breath freshener. 5 litres of flatulence that you’re kindly sharing with the rest of us every single day of your life (that’s 82,179 litres to date of your bottom burps floating round somewhere). 41 I hate to say it but I’m beginning to think the world’s environmental problems might be solved at a stroke if we just get rid of you!

41 I hate to say it but I’m beginning to think the world’s environmental problems might be solved at a stroke if we just get rid of you! You know when a piece comes on the news showing a great cloud of smog hanging over Tokyo or some such place? That could all be from you. Heaven help them if it’s the cloud made up of your life’s work of 82,179 litres. 42 PEOPLE WHO ACHIEVED GREAT THINGS AFTER THEY WERE 50 Margaret Thatcher didn’t become PM until she was 53 (ten years older than Mr Blair). Paul McCartney wasn’t knighted until he was 54 – mind you he did have the MBE by the age of 23.

You know when a piece comes on the news showing a great cloud of smog hanging over Tokyo or some such place? That could all be from you. Heaven help them if it’s the cloud made up of your life’s work of 82,179 litres. 42 PEOPLE WHO ACHIEVED GREAT THINGS AFTER THEY WERE 50 Margaret Thatcher didn’t become PM until she was 53 (ten years older than Mr Blair). Paul McCartney wasn’t knighted until he was 54 – mind you he did have the MBE by the age of 23. 43 Mary Wesley didn’t have her first book published until she was 57.

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