QI Daily | 22 July 2018

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Topic
5:01PM

Leaves

Babe Ruth always wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep his head cool.
Topic
12:01PM

Ventriloquism

An engastrimyth is another word for ventriloquist, meaning the same in Greek as 'ventriloquist' in Latin: 'belly-speaker'.

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Topic
5:01PM

Pigs

Truffle pigs aside, the pig is the only farm animal that is useful to man only when dead.
Topic
12:01PM

Sharks

Shark Bay, Australia, is now called “Safety Beach.” It changed its name to attract tourists.

QI Daily | 19 July 2018

Fact
6:01PM
Asked by a priest, ‘Do you forgive your enemies?’ the dying Spanish general Ramón Blanco y Erenas (1833–1906) answered, ‘No. I don’t have any enemies. I’ve had them all shot.’
Topic
12:01PM

Leprechauns

In Irish folklore, each leprechaun is said to have his own pot of gold, which can often be found at the end of a rainbow.

QI Daily | 18 July 2018