Noel Botham is chairman and founding member of the Useless Information Society. Botham and the rest of his team lurk mostly around London.
The format of this book is basically just several one or two sentence "facts" per page with no sources to back it up.
It would be a tedious process to cite sources for all this "useless information", but without verification, the book itself is useless.
On the other hand, Walt Disney did NOT date Mickey Rooney's mother and did NOT name his most famous creation after her son.
everyones favorite book!!
easy birthday present for ages 7-777!
Loved this book until it got thrown in a fish tank (pesky toddlers). Ordered another copy for my stepdad for Christmas, hope he enjoys it as much as I did. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kristen Barnhardt
This should be titled "The Useless Book Of Often Inaccurate Information". If you do a quick Google search of some of the "facts" stated herein you'll find some of... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Steve Scott
The whole series is goofy fun. Trivia for days, these books are great for car trips and have enough different sections to grab anyone's interest.Published 6 months ago by Xan
I read the reviews on this where some people claimed some of the facts to be false. I didn't care much because it was so much fun to read but I did come across some "facts"... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Francine E. Saavedra
I picked this up at a thrift store. By page 62, I had found three errors, and if I, in my limited knowledge, found that many, I have to wonder how many errors are contained in... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Laurie
Just to add my own insight here: the book claims that after the comic strip Popeye came out, spinach sales skyrocketed. Read morePublished 15 months ago by M. Ash