Saturday, 19 September 2015

Writing - 10 things we didn't know last week 18/09

A strange mixture this week without any overarching theme but certainly strange.

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1. A seal can surf on a humpback whale.

You have to take a ride from wherever you can get it.


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2. Liberals swear more on Twitter than conservatives.

Slack jawed as well as political slackness.


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3. Portsmouth is the luckiest city in the UK.

Humbug - its down south! What element of that is lucky?


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4. Giraffes spend their evenings humming to each other.

How sweet as long as they aren't tone deaf.


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5. Bill Cosby was the first choice to play Sam Malone in Cheers, ahead of Ted Danson.

Congrats Ted!


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6. An "invisibility cloak" has been invented that could turn beer bellies into six-packs.

Now you see me.

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7. Coffee drunk late at night resets the internal body clock and can give you jet lag.

Great! Without the benefit of going somewhere nice.


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8. The nostril is one of the most painful places on the body for a bee sting.


9. The company which owns the rights to Happy Birthday To You makes an estimated $2m per year from usage fees.

I sang it on Wednesday for free!


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10. In their spare time, US fighter pilots play a mash-up of pool and rugby called crud.

Spare time - why do they need that?

God Bless