QI Daily | 24 August 2016

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Fact
9:01PM
Viking names included ‘desirous of beer’, ‘squat-wiggle’, ‘lust-hostage’, ‘short penis’, ‘able to fill a bay with fish by magic’, ‘the man who mixes his drinks’ and ‘the man without trousers’.
Topic
4:01PM

10 Downing Street

Larry, the Downing Street cat earned the title Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office.
Quote
12:01PM

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Any child can tell you that the sole purpose of his middle name is so he can tell when he's really in trouble.”
DENNIS FAKES

QI Daily | 23 August 2016

Topic
4:01PM

Goths

Bram Stoker married Florence Balcombe, who was Oscar Wilde’s first girlfriend.
Quote
12:01PM

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“An intellectual is someone who can listen to the "William Tell Overture" without thinking of the Lone Ranger.”
JOHN CHESSON
Topic
11:01AM

Moose

The Swedes love moose. Moose meat balls are a national favourite.

QI Daily | 22 August 2016

Topic
4:01PM

Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham’s walking sticks were called Dapple and Dobbin.
Quote
12:01PM

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.”
BILL VAUGHAN (1915-77)