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Customs

Giacomo Casanova described the Customs men at Dover as 'extremely tedious, impertinent, indiscreet and even indecent'.

QI Daily | 3 December 2017

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Pasta

Before unifying Italy, Giuseppe Garibaldi was a spaghetti salesman in Uruguay.
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Towards the end of each afternoon, Sir Philip Sassoon (1888–1939) hauled down the Union Jack that flew over his house, in case the colours clashed with the sunset.
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Neckties

Louis XIV had his own ‘cravatier’ who would lay our several cravats each day for the King to select which one he would wear.

QI Daily | 2 December 2017

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Neanderthals

Neanderthals lived in Kent around 100,000 years ago.
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Dung

You can tell where a cow pat has been for at least a year afterwards as the grass is much more lush.