The ISIHAC
Notes And Queries Page

Last Updated
13 Nov 2007

On the BBC Radio 4 show I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, one of the rounds requires the teams to complete the answers for various Notes & Queries. Here are some of the teams' suggestions, along with some of my suggestions. If you have any ideas you would like included, please e-mail me here, and I will add the best ones (with full credit to you of course)
Just move your mouse over the words ANSWER or REAL ANSWER to reveal all!

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[ Why do rabbits wiggle their noses?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
[ Who invented the halo used by artists above the heads of religious figures?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
[ When someone yawns in a crowded room, others invariably start to yawn as well. Is there a reason for this?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
Why do many hotels fold the first piece of toilet paper in the bathroom into a little 'V'?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
What is the origin of the nursery rhyme Mary Had A Little Lamb?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
[ When you wear a girdle, where does the fat go?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
Why were duels always fought at dawn?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
[ Why is pubic hair curly?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
[ What does it mean in terms of body language if a person has their hands on their hips, rubs their eyes, or pats or fondles their hair?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
[ Why don't you ever see really tall old people?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
[ Do earlobes serve any particular or discernable function?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
What is the origin of the brassiere?
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Harrogate
19 Dec 2005
What is the most effective chat-up line?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
Does the little dot on a 'i' have a name?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
[ If I find myself in a free-falling lift, is there any action I can take to reduce the effects of the crash when it reaches the bottom?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
[ Why does Tony Blair eat two black bananas at lunchtime?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
I'm about to do a parachute jump for charity, but I'm disconcerted by the large hole at the top of the parachute. Can you tell me what it's for?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
Is it just coincidence that my finger fits exactly into my nostril?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
What's a good way to determine whether an animal is dangerous?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
Why are giant pandas in the zoo so bad at mating?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
What should I do if attacked by a shark?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
[ What is the longest person's name in the world?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
[ Are chow-chows the most stupid dogs in the world?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
What is the etiquette if I find I'm the first person to arrive at an organized orgy?
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Victoria Palace
04 Dec 2006
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