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QI Daily | 10 June 2018

Fact
6:01PM
The word ‘gasoline’ doesn’t come from ‘gas’. It comes from Cazeline – after John Cassell, founder of the publisher Cassell & Co., who was the first to sell it commercially.
Topic
5:01PM

Snakes

Snakes have hemi-penises, but some species have deep forks on each hemi-penis making it look like they have four.
Topic
12:01PM

Halos

Natives call the 152 letter capital of Thailand Krung Thep for short which means 'City of Angels'.

QI Daily | 9 June 2018

Topic
5:01PM

Netball

In the modern era both amateur and professional boxing have a lower injury rate than netball.
Topic
12:01PM

Mustard

It's traditional for German brides to sew mustard seeds into the hem of their wedding dresses to assure their dominance in the household.
Fact
10:01AM
The film Jaws was based on a novel by Peter Benchley. When he couldn’t think of a title, his father, Nathaniel, suggested What’s That Noshin’ On Ma Leg.

QI Daily | 8 June 2018