Sunday, 23 February 2014

Writing - 10 things we didn't know last week

More gems from this weeks news around the world.


1. Meryl Streep has been thanked more often than God at the past 12 Oscar ceremonies.

I find this sort of approbation ridiculous!

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2. Curlers can burn up to 1,800 calories during a game.

Thought they meant hair curling!


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3. Do / You is the most common rhyme in pop music.

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4. Pigeons helped scientists confirm the Big Bang Theory.

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5. Dogs can tell from your voice if you're happy or sad.

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6. People in Bangkok and Sao Paulo smile the most in selfies.

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7. It is illegal to race rubber ducks in some US states.

I wondered!!!
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8. Elephants console each other when times are tough.

Sweet!
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9. Authorities in Jerusalem are DNA testing dogs to deal with fouling.

Not so sweet!


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10. There is a once a year a bus service from Salisbury Plain to Imber.

This village is on Salisbury Plain and has been uninhabited since it was evacuated in 1943. Why would you want to catch a bus to go there? 
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