Saturday, 19 March 2016

Writing - 10 things we didn't know last week

I have passed on producing these blogs for a few weeks but was a little pushed for time and came across a collection that includes therapeutic llamas and fishing with pants.


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1. YouTube was originally meant to be an online dating site.

They would have to change the name to protect the innocent.


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2. Llamas are certified therapy animals in Portland, Oregon.

Or should they be certified? They are bad tempered, rude and have a tendency to spit!


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3. There are special handcuffs for overweight suspects in New Zealand.

I happen to know that they are also having to construct special ovens at crematoria to accommodate the larger customer!


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4. Travel abroad required special permission in Tudor England.


Some things just shouldn't change.


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5. Around three million shipwrecks are resting on the ocean's floor.

That's a lot of rubbish!


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6. Wikipedia has 80,000 monthly editors.

Hip hip hooray!


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7. A town in the US state of Virginia has been plagued by vultures for 30 years.

Health plans too expensive in Florida?


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8. Ben Nevis is one metre higher than we thought.

I said it was bigger.


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9. A WW2 bomber crew survived days at sea after using their pants as fishing nets.

Fishy!


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10. If you want to be happy you really should move to Denmark.

Don't be so bloody smug!!!!!!


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God Bless