have you ever looked at the mclaren logo and thought ‘where on earth did that even come from?’ 🤔
no? me either 🤷🏻♂️ but i’m still going to tell you in this post 😉
#tdil that the mclaren logo used to be a kiwi (the bird … not the fruit 🙈) Continue reading “today i learned – sun 6th may 2018”
happy star wars day y’all!! 😏 may the fourth be with you 🙌🏻
seems only right that we have a star wars based fact today, doesn’t it? 👍🏻
#tdil luke skywalker was almost a female character instead of the male luke that we know today 👩🏼 Continue reading “today i learned – fri 4th may 2018”
stumbled across this one … which is good terminology the subject 😂
that’s because this post is all about pubs 😏 more specifically, wetherspoons 🍺
#tdil the reason why jd wetherspoons is called … well, jd wetherspoons 🍻 Continue reading “today i learned – mon 23rd apr 2018”
is there anything better than watching four friends out each other through hell? 😂
nope 👍🏻 and that’s the reason why impractical jokers exists 🙌🏻 it wasn’t always going to be that way 😳
#tdil that impractical jokers wasn’t originally going to be a prank show 😅 Continue reading “today i learned – mon 9th oct 2017”
of all of the random stuff that has appeared on this blog … i’m going to go ahead and say that this is one of the more surprising 😂.
today, we’re heading into a wonderful world that combines corn with shoes 🤔 confusing, huh?
#tdil that the original measurement used for shoe size was ‘barleycorn’ 😳 Continue reading “today i learned – mon 31st july 2017”
i don’t feel like i’ve been giving the blog enough time recently 😕 it’s been a super busy week, so all of these facts have been a little rushed 😒 #sozza.
i’m afraid that today’s is going to be the same 🙈 not only is it late but i’m mad tired after an 11 hour work day and have another early morning looming 🙃.
#tdil that the little dot that’s sits at the top of the letter ‘i’ actually has a name?! who knew! 😱 Continue reading “today i learned – fri 28th july 2017”
today’s fact might actually be the most topical fact we’ve had to date … like, i’ve actually related it to something that’s happening in the real world?! #gome
anyway! the ‘something’ that i’m referring to is that little tennis tournament called wimbledon … you may have heard of it? 🤔
#tdil the reason why tennis balls are kept in a refrigerated container ❄️ Continue reading “today i learned – mon 3rd july 2017”
i want to start today’s post with an update on something that i wrote about at the end of last month: apple always showing 09:41 as the time when they release an iphone 📱 (you can read that –>here<–).
whilst doing a screen recording of my iphone earlier today, i found out that your phone automatically sets the time to 09:41! #mad. random fact no1 there 👍🏻 you can have that one for free 😬. anyway, on with the show…
#tdil that bill gates hacked his school’s class scheduling system so that he was put in classes with girls 😏 #slyoldfox (interestingly, iphones don’t try to capitalise bill gates’ name 🙈 #awks) Continue reading “today i learned – weds 14th june 2017”
ok, i have a feeling that this one is going to be quite short 😅 … i know that i say that a lot but tonight i’ve one hell of a headache and i’m not entirely sure how to actually drag this one out to make a decent length blogpost 😳 … i’m sure i’ll find a way.
anyway, today’s fact is incredibly random and concerns itself with everyone’s favourite tubular crisps that you just can’t stop eating – pringles.
#tdil the name of the dude that forms the pringles logo! 😱 Continue reading “today i learned – sun 23rd apr 2017”
today, much like yesterday, i was in our fair capital, learning all about how to trick people into buying stuff through pretty pictures and stuff … aka marketing.
after many many panels and talks, i’ve learned something that i thought was quite interesting and useable as a throw away fact at the dinner table 👍🏻
#tdil that 50% of all movies are made using a story structure known as “the hero’s journey” 😏. Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 9th mar 2017”