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  • Germany has a Museum of ___
  • The traditional Indian way of sobering up a drunk elephant was to feed it three pounds of ___ ____
  • Three-quarters of Americans are in ___ when they die
  • Science knows more about coffe wine and tomatoes than it does about ____ milk
  • You can join the ___ at 16 but you have to be 18 to play ___ of ____
  • Obdormition is when your ___ falls asleep from lying on it
  • John Williams has never seen any of the ____ ___ movies he composed the music for
  • £ 1.5 million in cash has been eaten by British ___ since 2003.
  • Warren Buffett has been paying ____ ___ since he was 14
  • ____ that swim 3000 miles across the Atlantic lose weight from their bones
  • Bumpsy’ is 17th-century slang for _____
  • At 104 years old Jack Reynolds became the oldest person to get a ____ and at 105 the oldest to ride a ____ ____
  • Trap-jaw ants can close their jaws with such force they ____ themselves through the ___
  • ___ music makes curry taste 10% spicier
  • The largest-ever ____ was 111 feet wide and taken with a ___ ___ three storeys high
  • To tiny ocean creatures water is as thick as ___
  • Covering buildings with ___ ___ protects them against acid rain
  • _____-_______ cars play Grand Theft Auto to learn how to drive better
  • ____ toast is poisonous to lemurs
  • American ____ ____ are all descended from a single English dog named Obo II
  • Because it cannot be seen the Aymara people of Andes think of the ____ as behind them
  • China buys bottled ___ ___ from Britain
  • Between 1977 and 1998 23 people in the US caught the plague from pet ___
  • ____ didn’t make phones from 2011 to 2016
  • Only one ____ film director has ever won the Palme d’Or
  • Om his retirement the senior crayon-maker at ____ finally admitted he was colour-blind
  • Socks in international __ ____ must be no higher than midway between ankle and knee and it’s someone’s job to check
  • The ___ Museum in Langley Virginia is not open to the public
  • Bermuda celebrates New Year by dropping a massive illuminated papier mache ___ from the town hall
  • For the first time in over a century 18-to 34-year-old Britons are less likely to live with a _____ than with their ___
  • Only 5% of Chinese people have a _____
  • The French air force has a squad of ___ ____ trained to hunt down drones
  • Donald Trump presses a red button on his desk when he wants the White House butler to bring him a ___ ___
  • Planes carrying the Pope use the call sign ______ One
  • Birds that live in the city start tweeting earlier to avoid ___ ____
  • In 2017 a Kiwi tourist was detained in Kazakhstan because the immigration authorities refused to believe there was a country called
  • There is no such thing as a wild ____
  • Three of world’s ____ are legal persons: they have guardians and are treated as minors on court
  • The ancient Egyptians had a hieroglyph for _____
  • The great grey ___ impales its prey on sharp thorns then presents the kebab to potential mates
  • Your ___ ____ runs at 67 words per second
  • I Will Survive Stayin’ Alive and Another One Bites the Dust have the correct number of beats per minute to perform __ to
  • Hummingbirds use spiders webs to glue their ____ together
  • ____ became Sweden’s official language in 2009
  • At the first Olympics athletes got a ___ ___ just for taking part
  • Healthy human brains feel like warm ____
  • In 14th-century London the Bakers Guild spilt up and formed two rival guilds: one for ___ ___ and one for white
  • Dubai police have a ____
  • A pod of ___ ___ breaths in unison while asleep
  • Nevada is the only state whose ___ ____ have a None of the above option
  • _____ can be trained to identify breast cancer
  • Calvin Coolidge had two pet ___ called Tax Reduction and Budget Bureau
  • All Japanese police officers are expected to become a black ____ in ___
  • ____ are twice as fast as snails
  • In the 19th century an Edinburgh doctor sold homeopathic ___ excrement to treat chest problems
  • Eating _____ improves your body odour
  • The UK spends less on ____ than it does paying interest on the national debt
  • The ____ wax was invented in New York
  • Liver failure makes your breath smell of raw ___
  • Jacques Offenbach gave his operas ___ ___ because people were often late for the performances
  • ____ has a database of 25 million books that nobody is allowed to read
  • Side-blotched lizards have three throat colours and five ____
  • Paul McGuigan the original bassist in ___ quit the band by fax
  • It is illegal in China to use the ___ ____ as your ringtone
  • The ___ used by self-driving cars cannot be read by humans
  • Jeremy Clarkson’s The Grand Tour on Amazon is the most ___ watched TV show ever
  • Emperor Wu the first emperor of China visited his harem in a goat cart whoever the goats stopped beside was chosen as his
  • A 16th-century recipe for an omelette includes clover goat’s cheese cinnamon mint spring onion marjoram nutmeg and ____’s ____
  • Most of ‘The Cloud’ is __
  • Neopalpa donaldtrumpi is a ___ named after Donald Trump that has blond hair and comes from Mexico
  • The weights in a gym have 362 times more bacteria than a ____ _____
  • The European Parliament recommends ___ is played in all schools
  • There are as many Russian agents in London today as there were at the height of the
  • The original Godzilla costume was made of ___
  • In case someone needs to escape a ___ ____ people in Churchill Canada never lock their car doors
  • Dutch trains have laser cannons to fire at _____ on the line
  • No _____-____ object has survived on Venus for more than 127 minutes
  • A fencing guide from 1763 allowed the use of _____ to illuminate opponents to dazzle them and to hit them with
  • British warships make so much noise that enemy ____ can hear them from 100 miles away
  • Alpine _____ are to be stored in a specially built bunker in Antarctica
  • The Curly-Coated Lincoln is an extinct breed of ____ that had a woolly coat like a sheep
  • In Arkansas it is illegal for ____ to be six inches tall
  • The first ___ in Britain was said to have died as a result of sympathetic reaction to gout in George IV’s toe
  • The world’s biggest shopping mall has an indoor ski resort and a ___ colony.
  • The word ‘nice’ is from the Latin nescius which means _____
  • Vampire bats chase their prey on ____
  • Small ____ are called growlers because of the sound they make as they melt
  • There has only been one ____ in the UK’s Royal Navy: Able Seaman Just Nuisance
  • The first _____ wine produced in 2015 was described by experts as undrinkable
  • Juma the ____ mascot of the 2016 Rio Olympics escaped before the games and was shot dead
  • In 1986 London’s ______ apologised for the Great Fire of London 320 years after it happened
  • Betty Lou Oliver holds the record for the longest survived fall in an elevator: she fell 75 floors while working as a ____ ____
  • _____ can’t swim they stroll about on the riverbed
  • The 400 men who carved the presidents on Mount Rushmore had their own ____ team
  • After unexpected rain during the 1971 Davis Cup the ___ ___ was dried out by dousing it in petrol and setting it on fire
  • A caterpillar’s head contains 248
  • Alogotransiphobia is the fear of being caught on public transport without a ____ to ___
  • Hidden inside Grand Central Station is the Vanderbilt ___ ____
  • ____ _____ in China used to be called soft gold because their pelts were so valuable
  • Geologists have discovered an eighth continent off the coast of ____
  • Some US farmers feed their cattle _____ because they’re cheaper than corn
  • Rats who have ___ at least once a day for 14 days grow more ___ in their brain
  • ____ ____ predicts the human race has only 1000 years left on Earth
  • The Aztecs dabbed ____ ___ on their arrowheads
  • 2016 was the first year since 1990 that none of Japan’s 4 000 ____ _________ went bankrupt
  • The best people at making lists of random ____ are 25-year-olds
  • Cary Grant started his career as an _____
  • The London borough of Southwark is rented from the ____ for eleven pounds a year
  • The film of ___ ____ of ___ was banned in Cambodia because it depicted ‘insane romance’
  • In Brazil ____ skin is used to bandage burns
  • ____ tides occur all year round the name has nothing to do with the seasons
  • The average person has ____ 5 778 times in a lifetime
  • Potholes in roads in 19th-century Argentina were filled with surplus ___’s ____
  • Adults think about the ____ three times as often as the past
  • Orang-utan mothers ____ for eight years
  • Fish can see 70 times further in ___ than in water
  • The chief economist at the Bank of England has never owned a ____ ____
  • ____ competing in the Olympics have their own passports and fly business class
  • In 1857 British officials were convinced Indian villagers were passing ___ ____ hidden in chapattis
  • The first BBC radio presenter with a northern accent Wilfred Pickels was given the job to make it more difficult for the ___ to impersonate news readers
  • If you blend 25 random pictures from the Internet the result will be ___
  • In Finland you can buy a party pack of 1000 cans of ____
  • The ancient Chinese could count up to a million on their ____
  • Facebook uses The Lord of the Rings to teach its software how to ____
  • In Canada due to a chronic shortage of coinage _____ ____ were once used as currency
  • Pinatas were invented in ____
  • NASA provided the first American woman in space with a specially designed ___-___ kit
  • Christmas ___ were originally called ‘bangs of expectation’
  • Thr ___ is the national ___ of Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Estonia France Germany Latvia Lithuania Moldova Poland Romania Serbia and the UK
  • Domino’s customers can place an order by tweeting a pizza ____
  • It will be another 500 years before the Somme is free of ____
  • Lyndon B. Johnson had a nozzle fitted to his shower in the White House that fired water at his _____
  • In Taiwan it is illegal to walk a dog by attaching its lead to a __ or ____
  • The man who holds the British record for summiting _____ is a Mr K.Cool.
  • In 1987 American Airlines saved 40 000 $ by removing an __ from each salad in First Class
  • Neurotic people are more likely to see ____ in random objects
  • ______ have eyes on the tips of their arms
  • China’s Er Wang Dong cave is so big it has its own ____ ____
  • Ships are not classified as abandoned if there is a ___ or a ___ onbord
  • The world’s hottest ____ was bred to be used as an anaesthetic
  • Mobile-phone users in the Netherlands are provided with ____ ____ on the pavement to stop them getting run over
  • The world’s tiniest reptile is a _____ the size of an ant
  • President Obama’s farewell speech mentioned ______ 20 times-more than the farewell speeches of the previous 15 presidents combined
  • Thomas Mann’s daughter adapted a ____ so her dog could write poetry
  • 400 000 people ___ building the Great Wall of China
  • Turkey vultures ____ up their last meal as a defence mechanism
  • The man who won the Oscars for the best screenplay for The Bridge on the River Kwai was a _____ who couldn’t speak a write
  • If you have £ 1785 of ____ you are richer than half of the world’s population
  • German measles makes your ___ smell of freshly plucked feathers
  • Russia has 800 000 faith healers but only 640 000
  • Dolphins tenderise octopuses by ____ them around before eating them
  • ____ gets bigger by 165 square metres every day
  • Richard Nixon once ordered a _____ ____ on North Korea when drunk
  • Nymphister kronaueri is a ___ whose camouflage makes it look like an ant’s bottom
  • The only burp in Shakespeare is by Sir Toby ____
  • In Iran it is illegal to ____ a dog
  • The word ____ was coined so Americans didn’t have to use the word ‘cock’
  • The hooded nudibranch is a sea slug that smells like ______
  • Washington DC is said to be _____ by DC the Demon Cat
  • ____ ____ can learn to speak dolphin
  • Half the wild boars in the Czech Republic are ______
  • The smell of _____ improves children’s memories
  • 7% of American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from ___ ____
  • ____ contain more viruses that are dangerous to human than any other species
  • According to state law in New Mexico Pluto is still a ____
  • A woodpecker’s _____ is coiled around its brain
  • Salvador Dali went to restaurants with his pet ocelot claiming it was a ____ with a pattern painted on
  • The modern Spanish Navy is still called the ___
  • Prince Charles has waited longer to become ___ than any heir to the throne in British history
  • California generates almost half the ___ energy in the US
  • If all the data from all human history were encoded onto ___ it would fit into a container the size and weight of two pickup trucks
  • Female deep-sea squid store ____ in their arms
  • _____ are native to Russia not the US
  • The French mathematician Descartes had a theory that ____ and ____ were able to talk-but kept quiet in case they were asked to do any work
  • DNA testing is mandatory in _____
  • The UK’s Ministry of Defence owns three and a half times as many pieces of ____ ___ as it does warships tanks helicopters planes and submarines
  • The word ____ is the only word in English that sounds the same if you remove four of its letters
  • In _____ it is illegal to own more than 120 playing cards
  • The ____ drilled holes in their teeth to fit precious stones in
  • The most murderous mammals are _____
  • In 1900 France built a ____ wich was so long it couldn’t be pointed at the sky
  • Iceland’s elite police counter-terrorism unit is known as the ____ Squad
  • Cats have whiskers on their front ____ as well as their faces
  • Sulfhemoglobinemia is a condition where a person develops ____ blood
  • Male bees sometimes chase ____ mistaking them for female bees
  • When Winston Churchill got really angry he would throw his ____ across the room
  • The ____ ____ of white rhinos are their social network telling other rhinos how they are
  • Guinness dropped speed-____ records in 1991
  • Italy produces 44 000 tonnes of snail a year. Their eggs are sold as caviar and their ____ is used in skin creams
  • Every winter ____ _____ ____ swim for 40 days to meet up between Mexico and Hawaii and nobody knows why
  • The finance director of Quidditch UK is called Megan ___
  • LEGO is part-owner of the world’s largest ___ ______
  • Kummerspeck (literally meaning grief bacon) is German for the ____ put on from eating too much when feeling sorry for yourself
  • In 2016 a 155-year-old _____ kept as an exhibit in a Berkshire museum caught a mouse
  • Sir Charles Isham a vegetarian spiritualist introduced garden ____ to England in 1847 in the hope of attracting real ones
  • The fastest-growing plant is _____ which grown at three centimetres an hour
  • Brazil’s highest mountain was unknow until the 1950s because it is permanently shrouded in ____
  • There is a German airline that allows an extra free kilo of hand luggage provided it’s _____
  • Italy has more ____ robberies than the rest of Europe combined
  • James Franco’s Museum of Non-Visible Art contains no physical work just ideas. A piece called ____ ___ sold for $10 000
  • There are four times as many species of ___ as there are species of mammal
  • When a Navajo baby laughs aloud for the first time the family throws a _____. The person who made the baby laugh provides the ____
  • There is more information in one edition of the ___ ____ _____ than the average person in 17th-century England would have come across in a lifetime
  • Airlines make more money selling ___ ____ than seats
  • There are over 1200 species of ___ in the world and not one of them is blind
  • Scientists can predict when an elderly person is going to ____ ____ three weeks before it happens
  • Every month as many people google How to make ____ as how to make love
  • It would take 1.2 million ________ each sucking once to completely drain the average human of blood
  • In the 17th century blood from the recently deceased was used to treat _____
  • The London Underground has made more money from its famous ___ than it ever has from running trains
  • ____ ____’s entire Internet has only 28 websites
  • The Afrikaans for an ______’s _____ is slurp
  • Iceland has a bar called Pablo _____
  • The Irish language has one set of ____ for arithmetic one for counting humans and one for counting non-humans
  • The use of capital letters to denote _____ dates back to the 19th century
  • It takes 65 milliseconds for a message to cross the
  • Queen Elizabeth II had a special shelf installed in her car so there was somewhere to put her _____
  • Only 1% of people who buy ____ are under the age of 28
  • The world’s largest pet ______ is 4 feet 4 inches long weighs 31/2 stone and eats 4 000 ____ a year
  • ____ produce more milk when listening to relaxing music
  • If you shout at the ___ ___ it takes 28 seconds for the echos to fade away
  • Walruses use ___ as toys
  • Leonardo da Vinci was the first person to observe the curvature of the human ____ Until then everyone has assumed that it was straight
  • Fidel Castro’s favourite ___ had its own food taster
  • You can improve your darts game by training yourself to ____ about playing darts
  • The California black sea hare is a giant ____ as big as a cat
  • Electronic devices are scrambling the navigational cues used by ____ _____
  • 85% of Vakkaru Island in the Maldives is made up of fish _____
  • To ncatch a rabbit a ____ will hypnotise it with thrashing dance moves
  • In 2016 a llama-dressing-up contest in Minnesota was won by an _____
  • Shturmovschina is Russian for ______ frantically to meet a deadline having not done anything for the last month
  • There is no evidence that ___ have a better sense of ____ than humans
  • In the first seven years after it opened in 2001 only one company traded on the ____ stock exchange
  • 40% of all bottled water sold in the world is bottled ___ water
  • William III of England Alexander III of Scotland Leopold V of Austria and Louis IV of France all died after ____ ____ a ____.
  • The Asian flat-headed ___ has webbed feet and washes its prey in water
  • ____ use just two brain cells to decide if they’re hungry
  • Ancient Egypt had nine-___ _____
  • Shivviness is an old Yorkshire word for the uncomfortable feeling you get from wearing new ____
  • When in introduced to a stranger Argentinians stand closet and ______ furthest away
  • Gillette stopped sponsoring _____ after market research showed that their brand was more associated with sport than with razors
  • Blind people can learn to see with their ____
  • ____ survived the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs
  • The pressure per square inch the Eiffel Tower puts on the ground is about the same as that of a woman in _____ ___
  • The polar ice cap is melting so quickly that by 2050 ships willl be able to sail the ___ _____
  • 60% of the world’s ____ are made in China
  • ____ sometimes broadcasts funny news piece about how the UK reacts when it snows
  • Dead _____ still stick to walls after they die
  • The heat in curries comes from chillies brought to ____ by the Portugese in the 15th century
  • In _____ you can take exams in how to throw house parties
  • Nobody knows why we say ___
  • A _____ only got his name on his tombstone if he died in battle
  • By law ______ in Dublin Ireland must have a repertoire of at least 20 songs
  • In 1973 British Rail was granted a patent for a _______
  • A group of ____ once took down Papa John’s website because their pizza was late
  • The Sacramento Police Department in California get at least one phone call a week from people stuck in the world’s largest ___ ____
  • More than a million square feet of forest are used every year to make ______
  • The _____ at the South Pole reflects ____ so well that you can hear people talking a mile away
  • In 1879 the Belgian city of Liege commissioned 37 ___ to deliver mail to nearby villages. The project was a complete failure
  • In the 1888 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica the entry for Wales reads: ____ ______
  • All ______ services in the USA were halted for one minute during the ____ of Alexander Graham Bell
  • In the Ancient Kush Empire of North Africa a ___ ____ was considered the height of beauty
  • In colonial times in America ____ were called winter bananas
  • ______ in the US have learnt how traffic lights work so they can cross the road safely
  • Aristotle thought ____ had souls
  • The 1988 Olympics included the sport of ___ synchronised swimming
  • Every three seconds the Sun emits more neutrinos than the number of _____ in all the humans who have ever lived
  • Women who wear high heels regularly have shorter and smaller ___ ______ making it painful to wear flat shoes
  • If all the time our eyes are shut when ____ is added together we spend 1.2 years of our waking lives in pitch darkness
  • The most destructive predator in New Zealand is the _____
  • The American secret service tried to spike Hitler’s _____ with female hormones to change him into a woman
  • It does ____ more on the weekend-it’s due to a build up of _______ during the week
  • In the Second Gulf War 43 chickens were deployed to detect ____ _____ in an operation nicknamed Kuwaiti Field Chicken (KFC)
  • Louis XIII of France wasn’t ____ until he was almost seven
  • The world’s oldest living tree was already 100 years old when ____ was built
  • Schimpf-los is a 24-hour German hotline that allows customers to release pent-up aggression by ______ at telephone operators
  • In the 17th century the salary of the Governor of Barbados was paid in _____
  • 2013 was the first year since 1925 where there has been no reported sighting of the ____ _____ _____
  • Only three species on the planet go through ______: humans short-finned pilot whales and ocras
  • Cryptomnesia is when a memory floats into your conscious mind and you mistake it for an _____ ____
  • Alexander the Great washed his hair in ____ to keep it shiny and orange
  • ______ is an Inuit word meaning man’s boat strictly speaking the Olympic women’s version should be called the umiak competition
  • ______ feathers were once worth as much as diamonds
  • The US presidential ____ is called The Beast
  • Seattle Aquarium holds a Valentine’s event where you can watch _____ mating
  • A ____ of _____ officially measures between 0.06 and 2 millimetres across
  • ______ excrement is worth more if it has the classic poo look
  • The first event at the Olympic Games in 396 BC was a _____ contest: the winner played the fanfare for all the other events
  • _____ bubbles are basically yeast farts
  • The average lavatory seat is much cleaner than the average ______. Your teeth are home to 10 billion bacteria per square centimetre
  • ______ disperse seeds up to 40 miles away
  • No ____ has ever been found with exactly a hundred legs
  • The 8th of January 1835 is the only day in history the USA had no _____ ______
  • Keiko Fukuda the highest-ranking woman in the world to practise ___ continued to teach the sport until her death at the age of 99
  • There’s a hidden room in Mount Rushmore behind ______’s ____
  • During the first performance of the play Harry Potter and the cursed Child an ____ got loose and flew out into the audience
  • Toddlers who ____ ____ early on are more likely to do well later in life
  • The lyrebird can mimic car alarms camera shutters chainsaws ______ and ______
  • The crown prince of Thailand promoted his dog Fufu to _____ ____ ____ of the Royal Thai Air Force.
  • In ____ football clubs cannot hire managers who are over 65
  • Blood Falls in Antarctica has bright-red water that is so salty it cannot ____
  • Francois Hollande the former French president spent the equivalent of £99 000 per year on
  • A ____ is something tied in a single piece of rope or line. Something that joins two ropes together is a ____
  • _____ octopuses swim using their large ear-like protuberances
  • Queen Cleopatra lived closer in time to the Moon landings than to the building of the ____ ____
  • ____ ____ were invented by an accountant whose hobby was making underwater nudist films
  • Oregon is the only US state with a ____ -____ flag
  • The winner of Australia’s 2011 So You Think You Can ____ competition lasted 40 minutes and 59 seconds without _____
  • Until the early 20th century _____-_____ in a wife was grounds for divorce in Japan
  • Ancient Greeks declared their love for a woman by throwing an ____ at her
  • Pluto has towers of ____ 1600 feet tall
  • The world’s largest ____-pie factory can make two million pies in 24 hours
  • When hot weather comes zebra finches sing to their ____ warn them
  • Komorebi is Japanese for ____ filtering through the trees
  • US medical diagnosis code Code V91.07 is burn caused by ___ ____ on fire
  • _______ are more closely related to humans than to plants
  • The smell of the ____ was created by artists in 2016 using scents mentioned in the Book of Revelation
  • Bach composed the Brandenburg Concertos as a ____ ______ but never got a reply
  • The Australian coat of arms features an ____ and a ____ because they supposedly can’t go backwards but they can
  • Los Angeles has had the same ____ for 50 000 years
  • ______ have up to 14 500 teeth on their tongues
  • The advertising for _____ World Tower claims it is 19 floors taller than it actually is
  • The fastest ____ in the universe are on Neptune
  • The US army spent millions finding out if ______ could be used to smell bombs
  • Three plovers a parrot and a _____ feature in the Scottish version of The Twelve Daus of Christmas
  • When _____ Queen Victoria ate what her doctors advised on top of her normal meals
  • A new ______ is built in China every five days.
  • _____ _____ carry wounded comrades back to the nest
  • An eedle-doddle is Scots for someone who shows no initiative in a ______
  • Saying ___ when you stub your toe makes it hurt less
  • 25% of the _______ in the US arrives by submarine
  • Male kakapo ______ have a mating call that can be heard four miles away but females can’t tell where it’s coming from
  • In medieval chess each pawn had its own role _____ City Guard ______ Merchant Doctor Weave Blacksmith and _____
  • Half the water on Earth is older than the ____
  • More than 10 000 _______ had to be crushed to make the purple dye to colour a single Roman toga
  • It would take 23 bales of straw to break a ____’s back
  • Botanists in Kew Gardens checked a £1.29 bag of supermarket _______ and founded three species previously unknown to science
  • ______ suffer from paranoia
  • The first pharaoh of a united Egypt was killed by a _____
  • In 2011 a Canadian dentist bought one of _____ ___’s teeth at auction for £19 000
  • Sea lions love the smell of ______
  • In 1579 English pirates raided and destroyed a Spanish ship mistaking its cargo of cocoa beans for _____ _______
  • The Indian judiciary has a _____ of 31 million cases
  • _____ whales protect other species from ______ whales
  • Words used by Donald Trump for the first president’s inaugural address include _____ ripped rusted _____ trapped and tombstones
  • The British Library keeps its collection of over 60 million ______ in an airtight room with low oxygen so they can’t catch fire
  • King ratsnakes or _____ _______ deter predators by emptying their anal glands
  • 80% of ____ ____ occur in the first three or last eight minutes of a flight
  • _______ was dropped as an Olympic sport after the 1900 games when only one spectator turned up
  • _____ can only kick forwards
  • The Odour of Sanctity is heavenly smell given off by the bodies of dead ____
  • Only four people went to ___ ____’s funeral
  • Scientists in Massachusetts have invented an AI machine that can see ___ ____ into the future
  • A ____ ____’s tongue can taste its prey from two and a half miles away
  • Google Maps in India has ______ belonging to India. In Pakistan it shows it as being disputed.
  • The Swedish for ____ also means election
  • _____ ____’s chair was 2.5 inches higher than everyone else’s in the Cabinet Room
  • Netflix’s biggest competitor is ____
  • Artificial blood ____ can be made with a candyfloss machine
  • _____ once got drunk and used a word so shocking it broke up the party and no one would repeat it
  • More than 90% of all _____ trials in the world occur in the US
  • ______-______ plan their journeys in advance and tell friends where they’re going
  • If an _______ hit the Earth only 3% of people would be killed by the actual impact
  • ____ animals have specially made toothbrushes
  • The Roman emperor Elagabalus invented a _____ _____ which he used at dinner parties
  • From 1966 to 1987 _____ banned TV on Thursdays to encourage people to get out and socialise more
  • Vanuatu has an _______ post office
  • The Aztecs had a goddess of tequila Mayahuel who was followed around by her children- 400 ____ _____
  • 1% of the static on an untuned TV is radiation from the ____of the _________.
  • A statue of Hercules in Arcachon France has had its _____ stolen so often it’s been given a detachable one for ‘special occasions’
  • Fish sing the ___ _____
  • Hitting the ___ ____ makes you more tired during the day
  • Aged 14 Fidel Castro wrote to President Roosevelt to ask for ___ ______.
  • 90% of world trade is carried by _____
  • Gloomy _____ throw seashells at each other
  • NASA ___ are called Extravehicular Mobility Units
  • _____ _____ banned the disaster movie ‘2012’ in case it jinxed the year 2012
  • Utepils is Norwegian for a ____ enjoyed outside on a sunny day.
  • The best way to avoid being _____ by _____ is to crouch down away from any trees with your bottom sticking up in the air
  • The world’s smallest frog is the size of a _______
  • Only 4% of people who try to quit _____ without help succeed
  • The Doge of Venice ______ the sea once a year by throwing a ring into the water
  • When BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour began in 1946 it had a male host. Early items included ‘Cooking Meat’ and I Married a Lion-tamer’.
  • ______ ____ was eight times more densely populated than modern New York
  • April 1st is International ____ ____ Day
  • The Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez was married for 55 years. Every day his wife Mercedes put a ____ ____ on his desk.
  • There are more than 3 million _____ under the world’s oceans
  • The US Treasury has a _______ _____ for voluntary donations from people feeling guilty about cheating on their taxes
  • Your lips are 1000 times more sensitive than your ______
  • It’s unsafe for travelers to rely on their patron saint St _______ any more: he was removed from the calendar of saints in
  • In 1922 Ernest Hemingway’s wife lost his entire life’s work by leaving it on a ____
  • 25 million ______ fall to Earth every day
  • The ____ _____ has been scientifically proven to be the best _______ drink to enjoy on an aeroplane
  • ______ rotates so slowly on its axis that its day is longer than its _____
  • It took 17 takes for E.B. White to record the death scene for audiobook of ____’s _____ without breaking down
  • A photo of ____ ______ was taped to cyclist Mario Cipollini’s handlebars in the 1999 Tour de France to boost his testosterone levels
  • In 1920 Clarence Blethen retired hurt from a baseball match after biting himself on the bottom with the ____ _____ he kept in his back pocket
  • In Britain in the Second World War there was a threefold increase in _____
  • The _______ and _______ embassies in Washington D.C. meet once a month to exchange wrongly addressed mail.
  • It takes an hour to soft-boil an ______ ___ and an hour and a half to hard-boil one
  • Baseball legend Babe Ruth wore a ______ ____ under his cap to keep his head cool
  • The Irish word leis (pronounced ‘lesh’) has four different meanings. Bhi leis leis leis leis means ‘His thigh was ___ also’.
  • On online dating sites you are more likely to come across a _______ or _____ than someone from any other profession
  • Lamborghini started out making _____
  • Ants communicate by sharing ______
  • As a boy Roald Dahl did taste trials for new ______ ____ for Cadbury’s
  • In the Middle Ages erect penises were thought to be full of ________ _____.
  • According to a passenger from Sudan the first London Underground trains smelt like _____ _____
  • In 2011 British trains were delayed by 16 000 hours because of people stealing ____ _____ from the railways
  • In 18th-century Paris it was fashionable to wear hats and umbrellas with ______ _____ attached.
  • There is more water in the _____’s _____ than in all of its oceans
  • The Portuguese man-o’-war jellyfish is hunted by the blanket _______ which rips off its poisonous tentacles and uses them as weapons
  • The Bible is the most _______ book in the USA
  • The composer Franz Liszt got so many requests from fans for a ____ of his ___ that he started sending his dog’s instead
  • All the mountains on Saturn’s moon Titan are named after peaks in The ____ of the _____
  • Sami people never mention a ____ _____ by name in case they offend it instead they call it the old man in the fur coat.
  • A ____ ____ can swim 25 times its body length every second
  • Margaret Thatcher first female Prime Minister of the UK was part of the team that invented Mr Whippy ___ ______
  • The Ancient Chinese believed that the thicker your _____ the wealthier you would be.
  • Birds start learning their songs in the ___ as their mothers sing to them
  • Auto-brewery syndrome is a rare disease caused by a yeast that converts carbohydrates into alcohol. You can get drunk eating ____
  • President Clinton of the USA is an anagram of to ______ he finds _______
  • Urban birds have learned to line their nests with _____ ______. Nicotine is a powerful insecticide that wards off mites lice and fleas.
  • Virtually all _____ lack the gene that produces smelly armpits
  • At the 1908 Olympic Games in London Great Britain won gold silver and bronze in the ____ of ___
  • A library book borrowed by ____ _______ in 1789 wasn’t returned until 2010.
  • Within 200 yards of the flat in Islington in London where George Orwell had the idea for 1984 there are now 32 ___ _______
  • Victorian women were advised that when trains went through tunnels they should put pins in their mouths to avoid being ____ in the dark.
  • There are 125 000 ___ ____ in Istanbul
  • The chemical company Bayer lost the trademark for ______ as part of Germany’s reparations for the First World War
  • The ancient city of Alexandria was built so that the sun shone down the main street on Alexander the Great’s ______
  • ______ _____ served as a member of parliament but spoke in the House only once. He asked for a window to be closed because it was draughty.
  • Mendelssohn wrote the tune for Hark the Herald Angeld Sing. He said he didn’t mind what the words were as long as they weren’t ______
  • The world’s most expensive ____ was sold in 2009 for £231 000
  • ____ ____ was taken on Apollo 8 to secure tools in weightless conditions
  • The wire cage holding the cork in a ____ of _____ is called an agraffe
  • _______ _____ was originally from darkest Africa until it was pointed out that there are no bears in Africa
  • Pope Leo XIII carried a hip flask full of wine infused with _____
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge invented the sport of ____-______
  • Mozart wrote the overture to ___ ____ on the morning of the opera’s premiere while nursing a hangover
  • Before cane sugar was introduced to Europe food was often sweetened with _____
  • The world’s largest _____ archive is the Osmotheque in Versailles. It has 4 000 scents dating back to the 1800s
  • At the 1956 Olympics ____ ____ Vyacheslav Ivanov was so excited at winning gold that he dropped his medal into the lake and it was never found
  • An ____ can filter 50 gallons of water a day.
  • When Swindon station in the UK opened in 1840 all the trains passing through it had to stop and wait for a ten-minute ___ _____
  • Dr _____ should really be pronounced Dr Zoice
  • The world’s lightest ______ is 100 times lighter than styrofoam and can rest on a dandelon puff without damaging it
  • _____ don’t drink at all they get all the water they need from the plants they eat
  • In 2017 British doctors found 27 lost ______ _____ in a patient’s eye
  • ________ once earned 1 000 guineas for writing a verse for a Christmas card.
  • Hawaiian Icelandic and _____ have given more words to English than Welsh or Cornish
  • In 2003 three people in Mexico were officially listed as having died of _____
  • Feeding _____ to a sheep reduces the amount of methane in its farts by up to 40%
  • Abu Dhabi has a beauty contest for _______
  • Charles Manson once wrote songs for The ____ ______
  • ________ balance twigs on their noses to lure birds looking for nest-building materials
  • More than 1 in 20 football injuries are caused by ________ _____ on the pitch
  • Female market squid display fake _______ to avoid the advances of males
  • If you buy bubblewrap on ____ it is shipped in bubblewrap
  • The Romans preferred Greek ___ __because the child would imbibe cultural as well as physical sustenance
  • Astronauts’____ become rounder in space
  • All the departure boards at ____ ______ _______ in New York are exactly one minute wrong
  • When three people were rushed to hospital in the 1990s with twisted intestines the Chinese state media issued warnings about ___ -______
  • Ancient beekeepers took their beehives on hikes if there weren’t enough _____ near by
  • The film Jaws was based on a novel by Peter Benchley. When he couldn’t think of a title his father suggested ‘What’s That Noshin’ On Ma ___?
  • Before signing the trade embargo against Cuba John F. Kennedy got his press secretary to buy him 1 000 ____ ______
  • In Mexico there are dog poo bins in parks which give free _____ when used. The _____ the poo the more free minutes.
  • ___________ a tree can help you to remember things
  • In China in 1968 there was a ______ craze where people made shrines and papier-mache ones toured around the country
  • Donald Trump once starred in an episode of ______ The ______ _____.
  • At least 61 species live in elephants’ __________
  • The record for the most Wimbledon titles is held by Professor Bernard Neal: he was _______ champion 38 times.
  • Lots of studies have shown a correlation between higher IQ and ______-__________
  • Charles Darwin let his children use the original manuscript of ‘On the Origin of Species’ as ____ ______
  • For breakfast Walt Disney ate fresh donuts dunked in _____ ______
  • Giant flying _____ as big as kangaroos once roamed Australia
  • In the 8th-century Japan _____ was made by chewing rice and spitting it into a container to let the saliva break it down into sugars which can then be fermented
  • Highways in the western USA are based on the migratory routes of _______
  • Psithurism is the sound of ______ ______
  • The inventor of best before dates originally for ____ was Al _____’s brother Ralph
  • The Afrikaans for candyfloss is spookasem (_______ _______)
  • 90% of film critics are _____
  • A baby’s cheeks have ______ which adults lack. This is why young children like to pack their mouths with food.
  • When Matt Smith became the 11th Doctor Who in 2010 UK ______-_____ sales doubled in a month
  • John Major former Prime Minister of the UK failed the selection process to become a ___ ________
  • The first-ever international cricket tour had to be postponed due to the _______ _______
  • 17th-century French lovers would stow a _____ from their lover in a tiny ____ round their necks letting it feed on their blood
  • Seahorse greet their partners with a _____ every day.
  • ______ _____ is the only person let alone woman to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences.
  • As it grows ______ makes a squeaking noise like two balloons rubbing against each other
  • 1457 was the first year the word ___ appeared in a print in an Act of Parliament making it illegal
  • Judy Garland’s daughter Liza Minelli was married to Jack Haley Jr. the son of the actor who played the ___ ______
  • The first couple shown in bed together on primetime US TV were _____ and ___ _________.
  • You can tell cranberries are ripe because they ______
  • Until practical uses for rubber were discovered in 1770 pencil marks were erased using lumps of ____ ____.
  • No one is ever born in _____ City.
  • The first T-shirt was designed for _____ who couldn’t sew on buttons
  • It’s only legal to buy ____ ______ in Singapore if you have a prescription. (You can have small amounts for personal use too._
  • ____ _____ used to be called ‘melonettes’
  • The technical term for the creases on the inside of the _____ is rasceta
  • Very large doses of Vitamin C can cause the ____ in your body to rust
  • There is no standard height for ___ _____
  • _____-______ started out as the non-alcoholic version of cocaine-based claret
  • The magic word abracadabra was first used to stave off _______
  • A 1974 experiment using an EEG machine showed that ____ ______ emitted waves identical to an adult human’s brain
  • The film of _____ with the ____ is banned in North Korea but virtually every adult there has read the book
  • Trees have their own ______
  • When heated to 800 degrees Celcius ______ turns into tiny diamonds
  • Jimmy Carter once sent a jacket to the dry-cleaner’s with the _____ ______ ______ still in the pocket
  • Heroin was originally marketed as _____ medicine
  • Russell Brand’s My Booky Wook is banned from _____ ______
  • There were no wreaths at Prokofiev’s funeral because all the flowers in Moscow had been reserved for _____ who died on the same day
  • ______ can get jetlag
  • _____ _________ fire their gonads out of their bodies to distract predators
  • Neil Armstrong’s _____ are still floating around in space
  • In 2012 the population of ______ passed 1 billion. If it were a country it would be the third largest in the world
  • _____ is the oldest-known cheese: it is mentioned in The Odyssey
  • 1 in 10 ________ will publish a book at some time in their life
  • The longest _____ in medical literature lasted four weeks. It belonged to a 37-year-old man from Glasgow.
  • ______ your ___ _____ except in an emergency is illegal in the city of New York
  • Sloths _____ only once a week
  • _____ _____ liked to play tennis in the nude
  • The Irish name for jellyfish is smugairle roin which literally translates as _____’s______
  • The _____ in a blue whale’s mouth weighs as much as its entire body
  • _________ suck their ____ like children suck their thumbs
  • ______ was developed to treat double vision
  • ______ and ____ are provided by NASA for astronauts in liquid form
  • ______ were actually invented in Ireland
  • Cinema ____ costs more per kilo than the finest Aberdeen Angus beef steak
  • Americans were so sure crime was caused by alcohol that on the eve of _______ some towns in Iowa sold their ______
  • In Turkey the word for turkey means ______ ______
  • The ______ Empire was so large that it takes 21 countries to cover the area today
  • Due to a computer error in 1989 41 000 Parisians received letters charging them with ______ extortion and prostitution instead of ____ _______.
  • The invention of the ______ increased the average distance between the birthplaces of spouses in England from one mile to 30 miles
  • Pope Gregory I declared rabbit foetuses were _____ ______ and could be eaten during Lent
  • In Ancient Greek the word Idiot meant anyone who wasn’t a _________
  • If everyone washed their ____ properly with ___ it would save 600 000 lives a year
  • Aristotle advised Alexander the Great not to let his soldiers drink ____ _____ because it would make them think more of love than war.
  • US President Calvin Coolidge liked to eat breakfast in bed while having his head rubbed with _______
  • One of the stone grotesques on the roof of the Washington National Cathedral depicts ____ _____
  • _______ makes more movies every year than the US
  • Until 2006 ______ was top of the Forbes Fictional Rich List. He had to be removed because they were bombarded by letters from angry children insisting he is real.
  • A group of ______ is called a grin
  • Martinis are stirred so as not to bruise the ____ or chip the ___ and dilute the drink. When James Bond asks for his shaken not stirred he is actually asking for it weak
  • 1 in 10 people in Central Asia are a direct descendant of _____ _____
  • _______ was the first ever band to play on all seven continents after a gig in Antarctica
  • Thomas Edison’s ____ ______ is held in a vial at the Henry Ford Museum in Detroit
  • In 1859 a moral panic swept America over young people playing too much _____
  • Crocodiles ______ are ten times more sensitive than human fingertips
  • Since smoking was banned in 2004 the main currency in US prisons is ________
  • The actor who played _____ in Friends James Michael Tyler got the role as an extra because he was the only one who knew how to work an _____ _______
  • Beatrix Potter’s first published work was about ____
  • The House of Lords has a _____ ____ in the basement
  • ________ corners on electronic devices have been patented by Apple
  • Most bees buzz in the key of A unless they are ____ when they buzz in the key of E
  • Mussolini tortured his enemies by forcing them to swallow massive doses of ____ _____.
  • The scientific prefix ‘tera’ as in ‘terabyte’ or ‘terawatt’ is derived from the Greek for ______
  • _______ was an insecticide that became a sweetener when a scientist’s aide misheard an order to test it as taste it
  • Andy Murray has three _________
  • _______ was sacked from Dunkin’ Donuts for squirting customers with jam
  • ______ has 27 words for different kinds of moustache and 30 for eyebrows
  • When the game _____ was first introduced rival toy firms criticized it as sex in a box
  • When having their photograph taken Victorians said ______ rather than cheese to make themselves look more serious
  • _____ _____ conducts heat better than most metals
  • Only a fifth of the Sahara desert is ____
  • If an _____ president is given a gift worth less than $ 350 he can keep it. If it is worth more it belongs to the _____
  • Tutankhamun was the only Ancient Egyptian who was mummified with an _____ ______
  • _______ gave women the vote only in 1971
  • All the instruments of the First Vienna ____ _____ are made into soup after each performance
  • Finland has three million ____ for a population of 5.5 million people.
  • Sigmund Freud spent a month in 1876 searching for eels’ _______ but never found any
  • Electrons move along an electricity cable about as fast as _____ flows
  • A 19the-century way to prevent ______ was to tie a dead mole around your neck
  • ______ is cited in one-third of UK divorce cases
  • ______ gave humans the common cold
  • ______ tongues were a delicacy in Ancient Rome
  • ______ is a real place in Israel
  • Prince Charles runs his car on biofuel made from ____
  • Dr Seuss wrote ____ ____ and ___ to win a bet with his publisher that he couldn’t write a book using just fifty different words
  • The Ancient Greeks had no word for ______
  • 2.5 million _____ & ______ novels were pulped and added to the tarmac of the UK’s M6 toll motorway to make it more absorbent
  • Powerful acids present in the stomachs of snakes mean they will ____ if given Alka-Seltzer
  • The lead singer of ____ ______ has a day job as a Boeing 757 pilot
  • In 1979 a University of Alaska researcher found a 36 000 year old _____ in the permafrost-and put a bit of it in a stew
  • There is a special form of the Thai language called Rachasap that is exclusively used when talking to or about the Thai ____ ______
  • When Skylab burned up in Earth’s atmosphere in 1979 the government of Western Australia fined NASA $400 for ________ NASA eventually paid up 30 years later
  • The tall _____’s _____ or toque blanche traditionally had a hundred pleats to represent the number of ways an ____ could be cooked
  • The racehorse Potoooooooo got its name from a stable-hand who couldn’t spell _____
  • Taurine the active ingredient in ___ _____ is also present in bile breast milk and spiders
  • ______ makes fish angry
  • There is a brewer in Oregon who brews beer from yeast collected from his own _____
  • In Texas _______ are not allowed to run for office
  • When he joined in the army J.R.R. Tolkien’s son Michael put down his father’s profession as _______
  • A flu virus can only survive on most surfaces for 48 hours but can live on a _______ for 17 days
  • The first ______ ______ were written down in newspapers readers sang them themselves
  • Dostoevsky’s father was drowned in ____ by his own serfs
  • The electrical energy that powers each cell in our bodies works out at 30 million volts per metre the equivalent voltage of a ____ of _____
  • _____ has more pyramids than Egypt
  • The first manuscript of Of Mice and Men was chewed up by John Steinbeck’s ___ Toby
  • 20% of all road accidents in Sweden involve an ____
  • ________ is the only language with no irregular verbs
  • _______ are illegal in Vancouver
  • In 2011 the Internet reached 13.7 billion pages: one for every year since the ____ _____
  • Human body odour is irresistible to female ____ on heat
  • The ________ phone book is ordered by its first name
  • Cravings for chocolate can be controlled with injections of ______ saliva
  • There is a cult in Malaysia that worships a giant _______
  • More wine is drunk per head in ______ _____ than any other country on Earth
  • Cuban emergency services use sniffer _____
  • In 2011 the United Nations declared that access to the ______ is a basic human right
  • The original Popeye got his strength from rubbing a magic ___
  • In 1915 the lock millionaire Cecil Chubb bought his wife _______ as a gift. She didn’t like it so in 1918 he gave it to the nation
  • It is possible to travel by zip wire from _____ to ______
  • In 1998 10 113 American women insured themselves against ______ _____ at the millennium
  • No more than two _____ are allowed by law in any public toilet in China
  • The US has only 5% of the world’s population but almost 25% of its ____ population
  • For Christmas 1936 Salvador Dali sent Harpo Marx a harp with _____-____ strings. Harpo sent back a photograph of himself with bandaged fingers.
  • A bite from the Brazilian wandering spider results in an ______ that lasts for several hours.
  • Donald Trump ‘s campaign spent more on _____ ($ 3.2 million) than it did on polling ($ 1.8 million)
  • In 1936 a Russian team built the world’s first computer which could solve (extremely difficult) partial differential equations. It ran on _____
  • When George Washington campaigned for election in Virginia in 1758 he bought every eligible voter three _____ of ____
  • The EU spends over a billion Euros a year on __________
  • ________ is illegal under the New York City Health Code because ____ are naturally inclined to do harm
  • Women make 25% of the films in ____ compared to 4% in the US
  • The Basenji dog is the only breed that doesn’t ______
  • In 2010 the BBC spent nearly £230 000 on tea but only £2 000 on ________
  • _______ once proposed to Marie Antoinette
  • _______ Inc. is worth more than Sweden Poland or Nigeria
  • In the 1950s to allow babies of students at Trinity Hall Cambridge to enter the premises they were re-defined as ______
  • There are more _____ of lions in the world than there are real lions
  • Great Cockup is a hill in Cumbria. Other Great British place names include Great _____ and Great _____
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