Saturday, 1 August 2015

Writing - 10 Things we didn't know last week



Some of this week's items I had to look up! Butt dialling?


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1. Dozens of Beatles songs were never recorded because John Lennon and Paul McCartney forgot them.


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2. Butt-dials aren't considered private conversations in the US.




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3. Romantic kissing is practised in fewer than half of the world's cultures.


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4. A UK court can determine how short your shorts should be.


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5. Sanitary towels in Venezuela sell for £140.


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6. Hackers evade virus scanners using passages from Jane Austen's Sense And Sensibility.


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7. People feel significantly happier and their blood pressure comes down when they spend time in aquariums.


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8. People who walk while texting take bigger swerves to avoid obstacles and lift their legs higher when stepping over things.


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9. Pretending to eat chocolate can curb your cravings for it.


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10. Cockerels follow a strict pecking order that determines who gets to wake everyone up on the farm each morning.


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God Bless