Saturday, 11 July 2015

Writing - 10 more July things

Fiction and fantasy this week.

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1. British people are 16 times more likely to know the rules of Quidditch than of croquet.

Most British people will feel closer to Quidditch than croquet.

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2. It's easier to give birth in a small, dark, warm room with a midwife silently knitting.

How on earth would anyone measure that?


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3. Three-times F1 world champion Nikki Lauda swapped his trophies for unlimited free car washes.

Typical of a thoughtless celebrity.


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4. Playing Tetris for 12 minutes the day after at traumatic event can reduce flashbacks.

Because it destroys brain cells!


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5. A typical bus passenger in a large city like London unknowingly travels alongside a distant relative on one in four journeys.


6. Music fans in Finland can get refunds from disappointing concerts.


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7. A baby mouse exposed to the smell of cat urine will be much less likely to flee or show signs of fear later in life.

Was this an experiment carried out by cats?


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8. You can board an aeroplane carrying up to an ounce of marijuana at Portland International Airport as long as you are flying within the state of Oregon.

Gives realism to the term of 'flying high' in Oregon


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9. Taylor Swift asks photographers at her concerts to sign a contract stating that photos can only be published once and then deleted.

I will only publish this once Taylor


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10. Many worker ants are lazy freeloaders.

They must be British!


God Bless