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Ep 24: OMGlympics!

Go for the gold with these lesser known Olympics trivia and history tidbits: hot air ballooning, mascot quiz, the weird link between pole vaulting and...Donkey Kong?!, Olympic ring color mnemonic, Fatso the Wombat, and the strange science behind official equipment.   

ALSO: The secret cure for jet-lagged hamsters, Oklahoma's state vegetable, "Hey! That Sounds Familiar!" Music Round. We have a spectacularly spiffy and sparky sponsor for this episode! Meet our new friends, Bonobos

RUNTIME: 46 minutes 21 seconds



Featured interlude music:

"Change Clothes" by Jay-Z  Amazon | iTunes 

"Chariots of Fire (Theme)" by Vangelis  Amazon | iTunes 


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August 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCookies_from_London

Hello All,

I know I'm a bit behind the curve on this one but I've only just caught up with this episode of the show.

You seemed a little bit confused over the names of the London Olympic mascots. Just to let you know, Wenlock is named after Much Wenlock, the Shropshire village where the Olymiad was first resurrected in the modern era (by the local vicar, Baron de Coubertin visted when thinking about his own Olympics). Mandeville is named after Stoke Mandeville, the location of the hospital where the Paralympics first started after the second world war.

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