Saturday, 16 April 2016

10 things we didn't know last week

A varied collection for your entertainment this week.


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1. You can get a UK driving licence if your name is Buzz Lightyear.

Apparently not the only cartoon driver I followed Dennis the Menace this morning!


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2. US presidential contender Ted Cruz bought 100 tins of Campbell's Chunky soup immediately after his honeymoon.

Must have needed building up.


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3. The North Pole has been moving towards London since the year 2000.

Aye but it has to pass Yorkshire first!!!!
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4. Nearly half of people who bought vinyl last month have yet to play it.

No machine to play it on?


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5. Parents are worse at telling if their child is lying than complete strangers.

As a teacher I learned that years ago.


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6. It costs 13m roubles (£140,000) a year to keep Vladimir Lenin's body embalmed.

Burn him!!!


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7. Octopuses are surprisingly good escape artists.

Its all those arms.


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8. Sniffer dogs detected no illegal drugs at Manchester Airport during one seven-month period, but one often found "small amounts of cheese or sausages".

Withdrawal symptoms.


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9. Of the Guardian's 10 most abused online writers eight are women, and the two men are black.


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10. House of Commons clerks are unfamiliar with Scots usage of the word "mince".

Not the only ones.
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God Bless