Eye Spy Uncovering the Secrets of the World Around You

by Justin Scroggie

Eye Spy Uncovering the Secrets of the World Around You Synopsis

DID YOU KNOW? There are 3 Freemason secret handshakes Putting a question mark in a movie title is considered bad luck The Sudanese city of Khartoum is laid out in the shape of the Union Jack Every Victoria Cross is made from bronze Chinese cannon The light on top of the Rock of Gibraltar flashes out the letters G-B The wearer of a teardrop tattoo will claim to have killed someone in prison Barbers once offered bloodletting services using leeches - advertised by the now common red and white pole The MI5 codename for the Prime Minister's cat is 'Pegasus' In the English football league only clubs that have won the FA Cup can have triangular corner flags YOU DIDN'T!? BUY THIS BOOK

Eye Spy Uncovering the Secrets of the World Around You Press Reviews

Excellent to dip into, entertaining and educational - and a great conversation starter. * Oxford Times * This highly diverting treasure trove of bizarre and largely useless information would make an excellent stocking filler. * Mail on Sunday *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780340994481
Publication date: 15th October 2009
Author: Justin Scroggie
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Trivia & quiz question books, Unexplained phenomena / the paranormal,

About Justin Scroggie

Justin Scroggie is the author of popular non-fiction books for children and adults. He is also a successful television producer, having mastered hit TV shows The Crystal Maze, Treasure Hunt, Starfinder, Shock Treatment and Codex. He lives in London with his wife Felicity, and daughter Nat.

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