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Occasionally the round differs, in particular during the Christmas specials. During the course of the "B" Series special, Fry and Davies swapped places for "General Ignorance", with Fry attempting to answer questions ostensibly written by Davies to stump him.
Each question explains the correct answer, and usually attempts to show why people tend to make the wrong assumptions, or believe certain myths.
Each book contains two forewords , one by Fry, the other by Davies.
Davies' initial "foreword" was credited as "Four words," which read simply: "Will this do, Stephen? It's really a call to be more curious.Aug 07, Pages. Limpet mines are placed below the waterline.
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