5 episodes

A podcast nobody asked for about things only Dan cares about. A spin-off of the blog of Dan Q, who's been making random stuff on the Internet since the 1990s.

Dan Q - The Podcast Dan Q

    • Society & Culture

A podcast nobody asked for about things only Dan cares about. A spin-off of the blog of Dan Q, who's been making random stuff on the Internet since the 1990s.

    Special Roads

    Special Roads

    Today I learned why some British roads have seemingly-unnecessary speed limit signs, e.g. "70" signs on something that appears to be a motorway.

    • 7 min
    Window Tax

    Window Tax

    Britain and the Netherlands both had window taxes at various times. But the social and architectural effects were quite different.

    • 8 min
    Announcers and Automation

    Announcers and Automation

    A friend of mine used to do railway station announcements and was so good that he could do it from memory. That job now belongs to a computer. And that's fine.

    • 4 min
    My First MP3

    My First MP3

    I ripped my first MP3 file back in 1995. Where could it be now? I'd recognise it if I found it!

    • 6 min
    Goose-Related Etymologies

    Goose-Related Etymologies

    Geese seem to work their way all over our language. Let's take a look at the etymology of some goosey terminology.

    • 7 min

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