Saturday, 21 December 2013

Writing - 10 things we didn't know



 Quantas' Sydney to Dallas service is the world's longest commercial flight at 8,568 miles (13,790 km).

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2. Mothers think the youngest child is shorter than they really are despite correctly estimating the height of their other children.

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3. An apple a day really does keep the doctor away, especially for the over-50s.

There not just talking about apples but fruit in general.

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4. There is only one floating cat sanctuary in the world - in Amsterdam.

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5. Penguins huddle like traffic jams, using a stop-go series of movements to keep the group warm.

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6. Tea is more popular in France than coffee is in Britain.

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7. Cliff Richard's hit Mistletoe and Wine was originally written as a protest song about poverty.

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8. The fashion for tight-fitting jeans caused problems for the manufacture of dollar bills.

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9. One in every 200 young American women says they became pregnant while still a virgin.

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10. The British send more traditional greeting cards per capita than any other country in the world.

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News

Once again Nigella Lawson's shenanigans dominate the news, both TV and newspapers. Apparently we're worried about her 'brand' being affected by the adverse publicity. I'm not worried. Perhaps it is Mr Cameron that is worried! Let's get on with some real news please media.


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