QI Daily | 2 July 2016

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King Cobras

King cobras are the species of choice for the snake charmers of South Asia.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Never read by candlelight anything smaller than the Ace of Clubs.”
SIR HENRY HALFORD (1766-1844)
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11:01AM

Invisibility

In Greek and Roman mythology agate was supposed to confer invisibility, and to turn an enemy's sword upon himself.

QI Daily | 30 June 2016

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Romans in Yorkshire

Between ad 208 and ad 211 the entire Roman Empire was governed from York.
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FACT OF THE DAY

The people of Argos were so impressed at being included in Homer's The Iliad that they erected a bronze statue of him and sacrificed to it daily.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“A man who has not read Homer is like a man who has not seen the ocean. There is a great object of which he has no idea.”
WALTER BAGEHOT (1826-1877)
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11:01AM

Guns

Between them, 16.5 million Yemenis between them own 50 million guns.

QI Daily | 29 June 2016

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4:01PM

Neanderthals

Neanderthals lived in Kent around 100,000 years ago.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody’s face but their own.”
JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)