Series 1, Episode 6
Sandi Toksvig - Denmark
- The Danish for "timetable" is "fartplan". Found by Graeme.
- Danish bacon is so popular there are now five pigs for everyone person in Denmark. Found by Jo.
- Many people think Denmark is a very small country. Found by Graeme. Accidentally included by Sandi.
- The Danish call Danish pastries "Vienna bread". Found by Dara.
- In the past, Denmark has had kings called Harold Bluetooth and Sweyn Forkbeard. Successfully smuggled.
- Greenland is part of Denmark. Successfully smuggled.
Dara O'Briain - Rats
- In Edinburgh, a Victoria Wine off-licence was held up by a man using a rat as a weapon. The attempt failed and the rat is now the shop's pet. Found by Graeme.
- Jimmy Cagney never said, "You dirty rat." He actually said, "You dirty yellow-belled rat." Found by Sandi.
- Contrary to the old wives tail, if corned a rat will not go for the throat. Successfully smuggled.
- Rats will gnaw anything, including wood and cables. They have been blamed for a quarter of all fires. Successfully smuggled.
- Rats laugh if tickled. Successfully smuggled.
Jo Caulfield - Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
- Prince Philip was born on the dining room table in his parent's house in Corfu. Found by Graeme.
- Prince Philip was at one time fifth in line to the Greek throne. Found by Sandi.
- Prince Philip's sole inheritance was a few old suits and a shaving brush. Successfully smuggled.
- Prince Philip once remarked to the President of Nigeria who was dressed in traditional African robes: "You look like you're ready for bed." Successfully smuggled.
- In 1995, a German newspaper claimed Prince Philip had 24 illegitimate children, but they later discovered he actually had 24 godchildren. Successfully smuggled.
Graeme Garden - Trousers
- In Massachusetts, it is illegal for a goat to wear trousers. Found by Sandi.
- In 1930s New Zealand farmers trying to stop ragwort got into trouble when weed killer got mixed with the fibres in their trousers, causing them to explode. Found by Jo.
- The most expensive pair of jeans cost $10,000 a pair and are studded top-to-bottom with crystals. Found by Sandi.
- In May 2004, Louisiana state legislator Derek Shepherd proposed a bill that would make it a crime to wear one's trousers below the waistline in public, exposing the skin or intimate clothing. Found by Dara.
- No Pants Day is an official holiday observed by several Western countries, celebrated on the first Friday in May, where it is encouraged to wear no trousers. Successfully smuggled.
- Sandi Toksvig: 7 points
- Graeme Garden: 6 points
- Dara O'Briain and Jo Caulfield: 2 points
- Monday 28th May 2007
- BBC Radio 4
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
|David Mitchell||Host / Presenter|
|Dara O Briain||Guest|