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The Story Behind tells the extraordinary history of the ordinary. Everyday objects are more closely examined, from their ancient beginnings through the present—all within 5-10 minutes.

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Jun 28, 2018

No new episode this week, but I wanted to give a quick update on the book, since I am up against deadline right now to get it finished on time.

I also wanted to thank everyone in The Story Behind Discussion Group on Facebook for their encouragement and support, and also go through some of the #TriviaTuesday posts...


Jun 14, 2018

Earlier this week, one of the funniest exchanges on social media came about after the company known as IHOP changed out their P, which stood for Pancakes, to a B. Initially, no one knew what the B stood for. International House of Breakfast? International House of Bacon? International House of Brunch, complete with...


Jun 7, 2018

  • Knock at the door
  • One fat lady
  • Rugby team
  • Sweet sixteen
  • A duck and a flea
  • The famous street in Manhattan

No, those weren’t bloopers, although I’m sure this episode will have plenty. Those were actually number nicknames used in a particular game that’s been around for 500 years we’ll be talking about...