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Apr 21 2020:The final episode of We Fact Up - Coronavirus Special (link not available)
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Feb 25 2020:Who was Mary Toft, 'Queen of Rabbits'? (link not available)
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Feb 11 2020:Why did Porky Bickar throw tyres into a volcano? (link not available)
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Jan 28 2020:What was the Order of the Pug? (link not available)
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Dec 3 2019:Christmas Special: What was the first official Olympic mascot? (link not available)
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Nov 11 2019:What was the Great Balloon Fiasco & opening umbrellas indoors? (link not available)
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Oct 9 2019:What was the Big Brother Twin Fiasco & ‘the third degree’? (link not available)
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Sep 25 2019:Drunk facting, cat's got your tongue + where the hell is Martine?! (link not available)
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Sep 3 2019:What's the Swiss Spaghetti Tree & why did Quincy Adams dig to the centre of the Earth? (link not available)
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Aug 20 2019:Why do we say 'Willy-Nilly' & what was the Bat Bomb? (link not available)
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Aug 6 2019:Where did 'salary' originate & why do we say 'to blow smoke up your ass'? (link not available)
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Jul 23 2019:What was the New England Vampire Panic? (link not available)
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Dec 4 2018:Weird Christmas traditions (link not available)
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Nov 19 2018:Why do we say you don't have a leg to stand on? (link not available)
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Nov 1 2018:Hamish Blake revisited - flashback Friday (link not available)
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Oct 28 2018:What was the great goldfish swallowing craze of 1939? (link not available)
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Oct 15 2018:Bonus - Dave on Triple M live radio - why do we call it a sandwich? (link not available)
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Oct 10 2018:How did Pink Floyd get their name? (link not available)
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Sep 24 2018:What is the Detroit Red Winged Octopus and where did the term caddy originate? (link not available)
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Sep 11 2018:Where did a bone to pick originate and bed bugs biting? (link not available)
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Sep 4 2018:Where did pie in the sky originate - and the story behind Martine the Meme? (link not available)
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Aug 27 2018:Christian Hull - where did jack-pot originate and the Salem tomato trials? (link not available)
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Aug 21 2018:Origins of got your goat and Operation Mongoose? (link not available)
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Aug 13 2018:Why are crazy people called nuts and to be stumped? (link not available)
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Aug 6 2018:The apple of my eye and humble pie? (link not available)
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Jul 30 2018:How did a cat co-write a physics paper and mum's the word? (link not available)
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Jul 16 2018:The origin of Bees Knees and the Pope who wrote erotica? (link not available)
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Jul 11 2018:When were pigs used as bombs? (link not available)
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Jul 2 2018:How did North Korea end up with The Great Barrier Reef's floating hotel? (link not available)
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Jun 24 2018:Buckley's chance and the origin of cakewalk? (link not available)
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Jun 13 2018:Origins of caught red handed and the Sly Grog Riot? (link not available)
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Jun 7 2018:Why is it called a crowbar and Canada's greatest shame? (link not available)
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May 27 2018:Where does cold turkey come from and why is it called boycott? (link not available)
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May 21 2018:Why are bananas bent and where did break the ice originate? (link not available)
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May 12 2018:Where did to butter someone up originate and why do they call it firing someone? (link not available)
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May 6 2018:Why are black cats unlucky and why do cosmonauts take guns to space? (link not available)
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Apr 18 2018:Why do we cross our fingers for good luck and close but no cigar? (link not available)
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Apr 8 2018:Why do we kiss, Scottish float and proposing on one knee? (link not available)
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Mar 23 2018:Why did the U.S. want to nuke the moon? (link not available)
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Mar 5 2018:Who was Ben Hall, Clown Prince of Bushrangers? (link not available)
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Feb 21 2018:Why was the first chip intended as an insult? (link not available)
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Feb 6 2018:How did an Oregon man learn that cows made bad engines? (link not available)
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Jan 23 2018:Where did Abracadabra originate? - with Picture This Podcast (link not available)
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Jan 10 2018:Where did cats got your tongue originate? (link not available)
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Dec 16 2017:Hamish Blake - why did a cop in San Fran patrol with a ventriloquist dummy? (link not available)
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Dec 10 2017:Andy Lee - why is Donald Trump shrinking bears ears? (link not available)
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Nov 28 2017:How did a goat called Bill become a war hero? (link not available)
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Nov 13 2017:What is Russia's dead hand? (link not available)
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Oct 29 2017:Josh Glanc - who was Yankee Doodle? (link not available)
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Oct 16 2017:Ryan Shelton revisited - with Ryan Shelton (link not available)
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Oct 2 2017:Christian Hull - what was the deadly Bradford Watermelon? (link not available)
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Sep 19 2017:Jack Post - where did hair of the dog originate? (link not available)
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Sep 3 2017:Ed Kavalee - what do Henry Ford and Mary Had a Little Lamb have in common? (link not available)
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Aug 20 2017:Lewis Spears - why were potatoes illegal in France? (link not available)
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Jul 25 2017:Luke Kidgell - why can eating bagels get you in trouble with the police? (link not available)
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Jul 24 2017:Arj Barker - how did the Spanish donkey torture people? (link not available)
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Jul 10 2017:Nath Valvo - why was there a shortage of giants in Prussia? (link not available)
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Jun 21 2017:Damien Power - why do they call it a hat-trick? (link not available)
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May 29 2017:Gill Cosgriff - What was the Kentucky meat shower? (link not available)
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May 15 2017:Why did the Russians try and make chimps and humans have sex? - with Hannah Schuback (link not available)
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May 1 2017:How did Chicken Port in Brazil get its name? - with Sunny Munn (link not available)
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Apr 17 2017:What's the deal with the Easter Bunny? - with Amberly Cull (link not available)
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Mar 13 2017:Why did a woman sue McDonalds for turning her into a prostitute? - with Alasdair Trembley-Birchall (link not available)
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Feb 27 2017:Why was a rooster sentenced to death in Switzerland? - with Stu Daulman (link not available)
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Feb 20 2017:The fact pack is back (link not available)
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Dec 5 2016:During WWII, why did the Germans fly so many kites? - with Maude Garrett (link not available)
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Nov 21 2016:Why were Cornflakes invented? - with Ben Birchall (link not available)
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Nov 7 2016:Rhys Darby - What was the great emu war of 1932 about? (link not available)
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Oct 24 2016:How do headhunters shrink heads? - with Christian Hull (link not available)
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Oct 12 2016:What was the great balloon hoax of 1844? - with Sophie Kneebone (link not available)
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Sep 12 2016:Why was Winston Churchill prescribed unlimited alcohol? - with Ryan Shelton (link not available)
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Sep 5 2016:Why does God hate forks? - with Cam Neill (link not available)
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Aug 29 2016:How do we know monkeys love porn? - with Michelle Nussey (link not available)
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Aug 22 2016:Why would a group of people bite each other's eyelashes off? - with Matt Saraceni (link not available)
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Aug 8 2016:Why do classical statues of men always have small penises? - with Dan Anstey (link not available)
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Aug 1 2016:Why did NZ Farmer's pants explode in the 1930s? - with Tegan Higginbotham (link not available)
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Jul 18 2016:Why are frogs getting married in Bangladesh? - with Deano (link not available)
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Jul 11 2016:Why did the British use semen as ink? - with Millar Jukes (link not available)
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Jul 3 2016:Where does the term Kettle of Fish originate? (link not available)
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Jun 27 2016:Why did a pigeon receive a medal of honour in 1919? (link not available)
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Jun 20 2016:Why is popcorn the default movie food? (link not available)
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Jun 12 2016:Why is there a unicorn on the British pound coin? (link not available)
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Jun 6 2016:Why did animators add a fifth finger to Bob the Builder for Japanese TV? (link not available)
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May 30 2016:Can you outrun a fart? (link not available)
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May 20 2016:What's the difference between pheromones & body odour? - with Dr. Karl (link not available)
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May 16 2016:Why is U.S. money green? (link not available)
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May 9 2016:Why is Friday the 13th considered spooky? (link not available)
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May 2 2016:Where did the term done and dusted originate? (link not available)
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Apr 25 2016:What does avocado literally mean? (link not available)
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Apr 17 2016:Why do we throw coins into fountains? - HANNAH's back! (link not available)
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Apr 13 2016:Why do we say Bob's Your Uncle? - with Tommy Little (link not available)
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Apr 7 2016:Why did Egyptians pour honey on their servants? - with Liam Ryan (link not available)
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Mar 31 2016:What does Fair Dinkum actually mean? - with Gill Cosgriff (link not available)
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Mar 24 2016:Why did a monkey work on a railroad for 9 years? - with Paul Foot (link not available)
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Mar 16 2016:Why do sumo wrestlers make babies cry? (link not available)
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Mar 7 2016:Why are white cats with blue eyes almost always deaf? - with Dr Karl (link not available)
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Mar 7 2016:Why are white cats with blue eyes almost always deaf? - with Dr Karl (link not available)
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Feb 29 2016:Why can't women drive in housecoats in California? (link not available)
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Feb 21 2016:Why do they call New York the Big Apple? - with The Pizza Lady (link not available)
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Feb 15 2016:What does O.K. stand for? (link not available)
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Feb 8 2016:How did they put an ear on a mouse? - with Dr Karl (link not available)
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Jan 31 2016:Why did Queen Elizabeth 1st instigate a beard Tax? (link not available)
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Jan 25 2016:Who invented the high five? (link not available)
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Jan 17 2016:Who was Murphy in Murphy's Law? - with Dr Karl (link not available)
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Jan 11 2016:Why would anyone kidnap a spider? (link not available)
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Jan 3 2016:What sparked the dance epidemic of 1518 in Strasbourg? - with Dave's Mum (link not available)
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Dec 21 2015:Xmas Special - why do Germans hang pickles at Christmas? (link not available)
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Sep 29 2015:How long could you survive in space for without a suit? (link not available)
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Sep 27 2015:Why do men's and women's shirts button up on different sides? (link not available)
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Sep 26 2015:Why did a UK submarine carry a reindeer for 6 weeks? (link not available)
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Sep 25 2015:Why did the CIA put batteries into cats? (link not available)
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Sep 24 2015:Why are donkeys in bathtubs illegal after 7pm in Oklahoma? (link not available)
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Jul 9 2014:We Fact Up Trailer (link not available)
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