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By John Lloyd, John Mitchinson

1,227 QI evidence blew your socks off. 1,339 QI evidence made your jaw drop. Now the QI crew go back with this year's groaning sack of astonishment. organize to be knocked sideways...

Orchids can get jetlag. Lizards can't stroll and breathe while. There are 177,147 how you can tie a tie. Ladybird orgasms final for half-hour. site visitors lighting existed earlier than automobiles. Sir Bruce Forsyth is 4 months older than sliced bread. The soil on your backyard is two million years old.

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There are certain occasions, however, when you may dress as gaily as you please, observing the maxim of the ancient poet, to be ‘great on great occasions’. Men often think when they wear a fashionably cut coat, an embroidered waistcoat, with a profusion of chains and other trinkets, that they are well dressed, entirely overlooking the less obtrusive, but more certain, marks of a refined taste. The grand points are – well-made shoes, clean gloves, a white Hints on Etiquette - S-T-R-E-T-C46 46 46 27/07/2005 11:21:36 DRESS pocket handkerchief, and, above all, an easy and graceful deportment.

Coffee should be brought in at an hour previously appointed, without the bell being rung for it, but a sufficient interval must be allowed, lest the host seem chary of his wine. For instance, nine o’clock is a good hour, if the dinner were at six; or ten o’clock for one which commenced at seven. Hints on Etiquette - S-T-R-E-T-C36 36 36 27/07/2005 11:21:35 DINNERS Do not suppose that Never order it will exalt you in the other people’s opinion of others, by servants about speaking harshly and imperatively to servants, or add at all to your consequence.

NEVER use your knife to convey your food to your mouth, under any circumstances; it is unnecessary, and glaringly vulgar. Feed yourself with a fork or spoon, nothing else – a knife is only to be used for cutting. If at dinner you are requested to help any one to sauce, do not pour it over the meat or vegetables, but on one side. If you should have to carve and help a joint, do not load a person’s plate – it is vulgar: also in serving soup, one ladleful to each plate is sufficient. Fish does not require a knife, but should be divided by the aid of a piece of bread.

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