This podcast investigates the curious history of invention and innovation. Did Thomas Edison take credit for things he didn’t actually invent? What everyday items have surprising origins? And would man have ever got to the moon without… the bra?
Each episode host Dallas Campbell dives into stories of flukey discoveries, erased individuals and merky marketing ploys with the help of experts, scientists and historians.
Expect new episodes every Wednesday and Sunday.
Fish & Chips: The Unexpected Origins of Britain’s Favourite Dish
Fish and Chips. About 382 million portions of the iconic national dish are consumed every year. That works out to around 6 servings per person, per year!
But who invented it?
Panikos Panayi, the Author of Fish and Chips: A History and will be serving up a steaming portion of deep-friend facts today.
Get ready to tuck into a delicious history of one of Britain’s most iconic dishes.
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