By Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
Featuring the trip Diaries of Karl Pilkington: Adventurer. thinker. Knob head. Karl Pilkington isn’t a fan of traveling. Given the alternative, he’ll pass on vacation to Devon or Wales or, at a push, devour English nutrients on a package deal vacation in Majorca. Which isn’t precisely Michael Palin, is it? So what occurred while he used to be confident by means of Ricky Gervais and Stephen service provider to move on an epic experience to work out the Seven Wonders of the realm? commute broadens the brain, correct? You’d imagine so...
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7 What does the Statue of Liberty represent? 8 Stuff They Should Have Taught Us in School Yams and sweet potatoes are not botanically related. Yams are related to lilies and grasses, while sweet potatoes are part of the morning glory family. 9 10 DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BEGINS (US, CAN) MOTHERING SUNDAY (UK, IRL) To change centimeters to meters you __________. 11 What do you use to navigate a desktop? 12 Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children. —DAN QUAYLE, politician 13 Suggest a way to abate aggression.
18 PRESIDENTS’ DAY (US) Find the angles marked with letters. 19 Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today, and it will set the pace tomorrow. —FRANK DANE, actor 20 What is a desktop? 21 What was the largest threat to world peace in the 1980s? 22 Stuff They Should Have Taught Us in School Black-eyed peas aren’t actually peas—they are beans. ” 25 “Powerful aftershocks rocked the city, fires burned out of control. ” Which type of natural disaster is being described in the report?
What does this show? ” 15 Stuff They Should Have Taught Us in School SAY: Couldn’t care less NOT: Could care less When you say “I couldn’t care less,” you are saying that you do not care at all, so there is no way you could care any less than you do. To say you “could care less” implies you care at least a little. 16 17 Explain the shape of the graph. 18 PRESIDENTS’ DAY (US) Find the angles marked with letters. 19 Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today, and it will set the pace tomorrow.
An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington by Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant