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Can You Guess the Real QI Facts?

Fact or fiction…?

WITH THE NEWS that Stephen Fry is about to leave QI, look back on some of the series’ most memorable facts, and attempt to distinguish the truth from the bull.

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1. Women buy 80 percent of everything that is for sale
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2. Under extreme high pressure, diamonds can be made from peanut butter
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3. The Queen is the legal owner of a quarter of the Earth’s land surface.
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4. Thomas Edison’s last breath is held in a vial at the Henry Ford museum in Detroit.
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5. The word 'day' is the most commonly used noun in English.
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6. Just like humans, British cows moo in regional accents.
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7. Ireland is the world's largest supplier of Bibles.
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8. One in ten European babies is conceived in an IKEA bed.
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9. The ozone layer smells faintly of farts.
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10. The center of the galaxy tastes like raspberries.
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11. Kangaroos have three vaginas.
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12. Eighty percent of all photographs in the world were taken in the last 12 months.
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13. People who die of old age are more likely to die at 11am than at any other time.
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3. It’s actually a sixth…, 5. It’s time, in fact, 7. That’s China, 9. It smells like geraniums, 11. It’s actually just 10.

 

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