Why Don't You Smell When You're Sleeping? by Mitchell Symons


Why Don't You Smell When You're Sleeping? by Mitchell Symons

Did you know ...that a 'zyzzyx' is a type of wasp? That the chances of being injured by a toilet seat at some point in your life are reckoned to be one in 6.500? That the collective noun for giraffes is the very apt a 'tower of giraffes' and that snail races start with the words 'ready, steady, Slow!' Amaze your mates and fascinate your family with these brilliant facts, and more!

About the Author

Mitchell Symons

Mitchell Symons was born in 1957 in London and educated at Mill Hill School and the LSE, where he studied just enough law to get a Third. Since leaving BBC TV, where he was a researcher and then a director, he has worked as a writer, broadcaster and journalist. He was a principal writer of early editions of the board game Trivial Pursuit and has devised many television formats. Currently he writes an award-winning weekly column for the Sunday Express.

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272 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

5th June 2014



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