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Oct 8, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • About the largest flower in the world
  • About a sunflower that wanted to be a beanstalk
  • Which rose to give to your (soon to probably be not-) wife if you've just cheated on her

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

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 6, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • Exactly how many bricks it would take to build a lego house
  • Which commercial set would take you the longest to build
  • Which Harry Potter characters have been lucky enough to be bricked

Jul 23, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • What the first newspaper in the world was
  • Why newspaper publishers in Britain in the early 1800s were NOT to be messed with
  • What Florida Man has been up to recently