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Limericks

Edward Lear coined the term ‘runcible spoon’. Described as a fork rounded like a spoon, it was essentially a spork.

QI Daily | 7 July 2018

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Leaves

Babe Ruth always wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep his head cool.

QI Daily | 6 July 2018

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Gold

A single ounce of gold can be beaten into a sheet covering nearly 100 square feet, or drawn out into 50 miles of gold wire.
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The Czech general Jan Zizka ordered his skin to be turned into a war drum after his death. It was beaten at times of national emergency, such as the outbreak of the Thirty Years War in 1618.