Saturday, 23 January 2016

Writing - 10 more things

I think this week's news is rather thin but smuggling using toothpaste tubes is the stuff of spy novels.

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1. Only seven women are allowed to wear white when meeting the Pope.

And how does he expect to dictate what women will wear?

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2. You veer to the left when you're anxious.

Is that how communism began?


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3. Czechoslovakian priests smuggled Concorde plans to the Soviets inside toothpaste tubes.

Why priests?


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4. Google paid Apple $1bn in 2014 to keep its search bar on iPhones.

I hope they paid tax

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5. David Bowie turned down a request to collaborate with Coldplay on a track they had written, telling them: "It's not a very good song, is it?"


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6. People living in penthouses are more likely to die of a heart attack.

Stress of living so high up


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7. Beards may be a breeding ground for new antibiotics.

It was always my intention

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8. Romania had a larger army than the US before World War Two.

Oh goody

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9. There could be a ninth planet in our Solar System... and it isn't 

Pluto will always be a planet to me


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10. The US military sent rare blonde goats to Afghanistan to try and boost their cashmere industry.

Whose cashmere industry?


God Bless