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Sep 10, 2019

In which you will learn

  • The excellent story behind, and etymology of the word 'Thing'
  • All about Halfdan and the Vikings who took York
  • Just so, so much about British place name etymology


Sep 3, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • An Ancient Roman drinking game
  • Some of the dumbest drinking habits of the Romans
  • All about the guy who thought he was Bacchus


Aug 27, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • The interesting origins of the Mexican National Anthem
  • The difference between making friends in Mexico, the UK and Australia
  • A heck of a lot of ancient etymology


Aug 20, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • Why pregnant women were encouraged to drink Guinness
  • Which beer's marketing involved telling people it wasn't all that great
  • A whole bunch of political slogans from the last 200 yrs


Aug 13, 2019

In which you will learn

  • Barbie's real name
  • A whole lot more about doll-engineering than you ever needed to
  • Absolutely nothing at all about Barbie's missing sister