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QI Daily | 17 March 2017

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England

King Edwy the Fair of England was forced to banish his wife Elfgifu as they were too closely related.
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The First World War

Due to the weapon's lethality, the First World War was sometimes known as 'the machine gun war'.

QI Daily | 16 March 2017

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The Duke of Wellington

Queen Victoria once asked Wellington how to remove sparrows from Crystal Palace. He replied, ‘Sparrowhawks, Ma’am.’
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Valentine's Day

Valentine’s cards temporarily fell out of fashion in Britain in the 1890s because they had become too indecent.

QI Daily | 15 March 2017