Mr Kaboom’s Walking Stick

“In 2012, a Mr Kaboom of Akron, Ohio, caused panic after leaving an aluminium walking stick engraved with his surname outside City Hall.”

This fact was taken from 1,339 QI Facts To Make Your Jaw Drop
by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson

Highly recommended. Also recommended are the other titles;

1,227 QI Facts To Blow Your Socks Off


1,411 QI Facts To Knock You Sideways


QI: The Book of General Ignorance


QI: The Second Book of General Ignorance: The Discreetly Plumper Edition

These books are all excellent and completely blow your mind. Saying that, I am wowed at the time but have completely forgotten everything by the next day! Which is actually quite good as I can re-read them and be wowed a second and third, usually fourth time anew, great! Who needs short or long term memory anyway?