Did you know...The sumerians were the first to brew beer, and all the brewers were women? If you didn't - then read on. If you are intrigued by the odd, fascinated by the fantastic or tickled by trivia, then this is the book for you. Would you like to know that...* In South Africa, termites are often roasted and eaten by the handful, like popcorn * The zip in zip code stands for zoning improvement plan * Twenty-seven per cent of all web transactions are abandoned at the payment screen. * Your big toes have two bones each while the rest have three. The Useless Information Society was informed by some of Britain's best-loved journalists, writers and entertainers, including Keith Waterhouse, Richard Littlejohn, Suggs, Noel Botham, Ken Stott and Brian Hitchen. They meet regularly to swap new nuggets of trivia.