Monday, 10 September 2007

Quite Interesting

There's a wonderful quiz comedy show hosted by Stephen Fry called QI, which stands for "Quite Interesting".

You learn all sorts of fascinating things while watching it. For instance, some wag named this organic compound Penguinone. I can't imagine how they came up with that :-).

At least it's slightly more succinct than


If you like that one, Wikipedia has an entire page dedicated to compounds with unusual names.