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The 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World

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From the top BBC comedy show Pointless here are the 100 absolutely most pointless arguments to rot your brain. Quickly brushing aside the Why are we here question and that old favourite, Does God exist - yes or no -they get to the hardcore stuff and the debate over ballet or darts which is the more pointless and what element of a cooked breakfast could you leave out. Pointless to continue, pointless to point out that this is ideal Christmas gift potential too!

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The 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World by Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman

From the presenters of the hit BBC One television series Pointless and authors of The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World comes a hilarious collection of answers to some of life's biggest questions. We've all had them, those pointless arguments that are seemingly impossible to solve. We've been round in circles trying to work out what came first, the chicken or the egg? Don't get us started on the debate of what we are all here for? And you're bound to have had sleepless nights pondering which ingredient you simply can't do without in a full English Breakfast - sausage or bacon. Well worry no more, here to help you solve some of life's biggest - and most pointless - conundrums, Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman attempt to answer the trickiest of teasers that we all face. So, does God exist? and what is the most pointless sport - ballet or darts? With a witty and intelligent collection of stand-up pieces, quizzes, cryptic brainteasers and pointless facts and questions, Alexander Armstrong and his pointless friend Richard Osman will put the world to rights and finally answer the 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World...Ever.

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'I'm obsessed with Pointless Daniel Radcliffe Reviews for The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World Varied 'Pointless is a fascinating microcosm of life: as this formidable tome reveals, success therein depends on a combination of intelligence, chance and having a good partner.'
Sir Tim Rice

'I love Pointless. It's funny, and it makes me feel less thick. Like all the best dates.'
Sarah Millican

'We gave 100 people 100 seconds to name the greatest show in the history of television. There was only one pointless answer and it was Pointless. And now in book form.'
Stephen Fry

'The must-have present.' Kate Skipper, The Independent

About the Author

Richard Osman is a creative director for Endemol UK. He has worked as an executive producer on numerous shows including 8 Out of 10 Cats and 10 O'Clock Live. Richard presents Pointless with Alexander Armstrong. Richard's popularity and tremendous knowledge of trivia led to him presenting his own BBC quiz, Two Tribes. He is also a regular on panel shows such as Have I Got News For You and writes a column for the Radio Times.

Alexander Armstrong is a presenter, comedian and actor and part of the comedy duo Armstrong and Miller. He presents the hit BBC show Pointless with Richard Osman. As well as regular appearances on panel shows such as Have I Got News For You, he also presents a show on Classic FM and writes a column for the Telegraph.

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Publication date

10th October 2013

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Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman

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Coronet Books an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

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Hardback

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Humour
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ISBN

9781444762075

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