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August 20, 2019:Why do we say 'Willy-Nilly' & what was the Bat Bomb?
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August 6, 2019:Where did 'salary' originate & why do we say 'to blow smoke up your ass'?
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July 23, 2019:What was the New England Vampire Panic?
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December 4, 2018:Weird Christmas traditions
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November 19, 2018:Why do we say you don't have a leg to stand on?
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November 1, 2018:Hamish Blake revisited - flashback Friday
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October 28, 2018:What was the great goldfish swallowing craze of 1939?
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October 15, 2018:Bonus - Dave on Triple M live radio - why do we call it a sandwich?
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October 10, 2018:How did Pink Floyd get their name?
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September 24, 2018:What is the Detroit Red Winged Octopus and where did the term caddy originate?
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September 11, 2018:Where did a bone to pick originate and bed bugs biting?
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September 4, 2018:Where did pie in the sky originate - and the story behind Martine the Meme?
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August 27, 2018:Christian Hull - where did jack-pot originate and the Salem tomato trials?
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August 21, 2018:Origins of got your goat and Operation Mongoose?
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August 13, 2018:Why are crazy people called nuts and to be stumped?
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August 6, 2018:The apple of my eye and humble pie?
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July 30, 2018:How did a cat co-write a physics paper and mum's the word?
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July 16, 2018:The origin of Bees Knees and the Pope who wrote erotica?
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July 11, 2018:When were pigs used as bombs?
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July 2, 2018:How did North Korea end up with The Great Barrier Reef's floating hotel?
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June 24, 2018:Buckley's chance and the origin of cakewalk?
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June 13, 2018:Origins of caught red handed and the Sly Grog Riot?
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June 7, 2018:Why is it called a crowbar and Canada's greatest shame?
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May 27, 2018:Where does cold turkey come from and why is it called boycott?
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May 21, 2018:Why are bananas bent and where did break the ice originate?
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May 12, 2018:Where did to butter someone up originate and why do they call it firing someone?
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May 6, 2018:Why are black cats unlucky and why do cosmonauts take guns to space?
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April 18, 2018:Why do we cross our fingers for good luck and close but no cigar?
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April 8, 2018:Why do we kiss, Scottish float and proposing on one knee?
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March 23, 2018:Why did the U.S. want to nuke the moon?
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March 5, 2018:Who was Ben Hall, Clown Prince of Bushrangers?
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February 21, 2018:Why was the first chip intended as an insult?
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February 6, 2018:How did an Oregon man learn that cows made bad engines?
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January 23, 2018:Where did Abracadabra originate? - with Picture This Podcast
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January 10, 2018:Where did cats got your tongue originate?
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December 16, 2017:Hamish Blake - why did a cop in San Fran patrol with a ventriloquist dummy?
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December 10, 2017:Andy Lee - why is Donald Trump shrinking bears ears?
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November 28, 2017:How did a goat called Bill become a war hero?
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November 13, 2017:What is Russia's dead hand?
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October 29, 2017:Josh Glanc - who was Yankee Doodle?
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October 16, 2017:Ryan Shelton revisited - with Ryan Shelton
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October 2, 2017:Christian Hull - what was the deadly Bradford Watermelon?
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September 19, 2017:Jack Post - where did hair of the dog originate?
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September 3, 2017:Ed Kavalee - what do Henry Ford and Mary Had a Little Lamb have in common?
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August 20, 2017:Lewis Spears - why were potatoes illegal in France?
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July 25, 2017:Luke Kidgell - why can eating bagels get you in trouble with the police?
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July 24, 2017:Arj Barker - how did the Spanish donkey torture people?
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July 10, 2017:Nath Valvo - why was there a shortage of giants in Prussia?
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June 21, 2017:Damien Power - why do they call it a hat-trick?
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May 29, 2017:Gill Cosgriff - What was the Kentucky meat shower?
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May 15, 2017:Why did the Russians try and make chimps and humans have sex? - with Hannah Schuback
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May 1, 2017:How did Chicken Port in Brazil get its name? - with Sunny Munn
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April 17, 2017:What's the deal with the Easter Bunny? - with Amberly Cull
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March 13, 2017:Why did a woman sue McDonalds for turning her into a prostitute? - with Alasdair Trembley-Birchall
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February 27, 2017:Why was a rooster sentenced to death in Switzerland? - with Stu Daulman
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February 20, 2017:The fact pack is back
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December 5, 2016:During WWII, why did the Germans fly so many kites? - with Maude Garrett
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November 21, 2016:Why were Cornflakes invented? - with Ben Birchall
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November 7, 2016:Rhys Darby - What was the great emu war of 1932 about?
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October 24, 2016:How do headhunters shrink heads? - with Christian Hull
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October 12, 2016:What was the great balloon hoax of 1844? - with Sophie Kneebone
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September 12, 2016:Why was Winston Churchill prescribed unlimited alcohol? - with Ryan Shelton
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September 5, 2016:Why does God hate forks? - with Cam Neill
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August 29, 2016:How do we know monkeys love porn? - with Michelle Nussey
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August 22, 2016:Why would a group of people bite each other's eyelashes off? - with Matt Saraceni
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August 8, 2016:Why do classical statues of men always have small penises? - with Dan Anstey
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August 1, 2016:Why did NZ Farmer's pants explode in the 1930s? - with Tegan Higginbotham
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July 18, 2016:Why are frogs getting married in Bangladesh? - with Deano
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July 11, 2016:Why did the British use semen as ink? - with Millar Jukes
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July 3, 2016:Where does the term Kettle of Fish originate?
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June 27, 2016:Why did a pigeon receive a medal of honour in 1919?
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June 20, 2016:Why is popcorn the default movie food?
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June 12, 2016:Why is there a unicorn on the British pound coin?
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June 6, 2016:Why did animators add a fifth finger to Bob the Builder for Japanese TV?
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May 30, 2016:Can you outrun a fart?
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May 20, 2016:What's the difference between pheromones & body odour? - with Dr. Karl
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May 16, 2016:Why is U.S. money green?
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May 9, 2016:Why is Friday the 13th considered spooky?
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May 2, 2016:Where did the term done and dusted originate?
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April 25, 2016:What does avocado literally mean?
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April 17, 2016:Why do we throw coins into fountains? - HANNAH's back!
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April 13, 2016:Why do we say Bob's Your Uncle? - with Tommy Little
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April 7, 2016:Why did Egyptians pour honey on their servants? - with Liam Ryan
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March 31, 2016:What does Fair Dinkum actually mean? - with Gill Cosgriff
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March 24, 2016:Why did a monkey work on a railroad for 9 years? - with Paul Foot
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March 16, 2016:Why do sumo wrestlers make babies cry?
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March 7, 2016:Why are white cats with blue eyes almost always deaf? - with Dr Karl
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March 7, 2016:Why are white cats with blue eyes almost always deaf? - with Dr Karl
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February 29, 2016:Why can't women drive in housecoats in California?
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February 21, 2016:Why do they call New York the Big Apple? - with The Pizza Lady
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February 15, 2016:What does O.K. stand for?
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February 8, 2016:How did they put an ear on a mouse? - with Dr Karl
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January 31, 2016:Why did Queen Elizabeth 1st instigate a beard Tax?
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January 25, 2016:Who invented the high five?
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January 17, 2016:Who was Murphy in Murphy's Law? - with Dr Karl
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January 11, 2016:Why would anyone kidnap a spider?
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January 3, 2016:What sparked the dance epidemic of 1518 in Strasbourg? - with Dave's Mum
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December 21, 2015:Xmas Special - why do Germans hang pickles at Christmas?
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September 29, 2015:How long could you survive in space for without a suit?
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September 27, 2015:Why do men's and women's shirts button up on different sides?
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September 26, 2015:Why did a UK submarine carry a reindeer for 6 weeks?
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September 25, 2015:Why did the CIA put batteries into cats?
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September 24, 2015:Why are donkeys in bathtubs illegal after 7pm in Oklahoma?
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