Saturday, 29 November 2014

Writing - 10 things we didn't know last week



From squeaky voiced megalomaniacs to edible Swiss cat

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1. There is a brown bear living at the Chernobyl site.

Hot!

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2. Beer is less likely to slosh than coffee, and Guinness is easiest of all to transport.

I knew I spilled less in the pub!
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3. A copy of Shakespeare's First Folio - one of only 230 to still exist - lay unrecognised for 200 years in a library at Saint-Omer in northern France.

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4. Joni Mitchell stopped a biopic of her life, starring Taylor Swift, from being made.

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5. Vegan mushroom gravy is an unusually popular Thanksgiving search term in the US state of Oregon.

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6. Dogs turn their heads to left or right depending on whether they are listening for verbal content or intonation.

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7. Sir John Gielgud wrote the script for a gay porn film.


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8. Cat appears on traditional Christmas menus in some areas of Switzerland.

Miaaowwww!!
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9. People in positions of power are more likely to have higher pitched voices.

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10. Hillary Clinton's backstage demands include diet ginger ale, crudites, hummus and sliced fruit.


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God Bless