1. Leonardo DiCaprio’s mother is German.
  2. The record for most voices recorded on an audiobook by a single person is held by Jim Dale for his 146 voices in Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows.
  3. Apple released a games console (the Apple Bandai Pippin) in the mid-nineties.
  4. The Google Reader shortcuts to add subscriptions and email items are respectively a and e.
  5. Wile E. Coyote’s middle name is Ethelbert.
  6. Wile E. Coyote is a pun on the word ‘wily‘ (shrewd, cunning) – a word I have learnt this week.
  7. The origin of the name London might be traced to the pre-Celtic Old European ‘Plowonida’ meaning ‘boat river or flooding river, river too wide to ford’.
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