Saturday, 27 June 2015

Writing - 10 final things for June



More time seems to have been wasted finding out if rats dream; conservatives are control freaks; and, some dubious singer who likes sticking her bum out in an audiences faces has had influence on dictionaries!

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1. Marvel Comics stipulates that Peter Parker must be white and straight but Spider-Man can be of any ethnicity or sexual orientation.

Mmmm!
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2. Rats dream about the places they want to go.

More research money wasted!
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3. The more politically conservative you are, the easier you'll find it to lose weight because you're likely to have more self-control.

Really?


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4. Listening to heavy metal may make you calmer.

Not a snowball's chance in hell!
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5. Mustard is the by-product of millions of years of evolutionary "warfare" between plants and butterflies.


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6. Only 83 black women have ever received a PhD in physics in the US.


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7. Indians - most of them Sikhs - currently make up about 60% of Italy's Parmesan-producing workforce.


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8. The word "twerk" dates back to 1820.


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9. Asda might not process your photos if they look too good.


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10. William Hague used to only reveal the subject of his questions to Tony Blair with the final word of the sentence - so that the then-PM didn't have time to find his place in an alphabetical folder full of topics.


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God Bless