Saturday, 2 July 2016

Writing - 10 things we didn't know last week of June

History, football, drugs and nuns figure this week.


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1. Ten per cent of the Icelandic population travelled to France for the European championships.

Last one out put the lights out.
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2. The fertility drug Pergonal was developed using gallons of nuns' urine.

She did the contraceptive sample
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3. Old songs now outsell new songs.

Cos' there are more old people


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4. People who meditate are more aware of their unconscious brain.

Duh!


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5. Scientists have discovered the world's first known swimming centipede.

You wouldn't want that in your trunks!


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6. Conservative leadership candidate Theresa May owns more than 100 cookbooks - but none by Delia Smith.

Prejudiced against East Anglia?


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7. Technology is being developed to block concertgoers from filming live gigs on their smartphones.

Waste of time and money


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8. The Canadian prime minister is to feature as a hero in a new Marvel comic.

Then back to the day job


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9. At 81, Labour MP Paul Flynn is now the oldest frontbencher in the Commons since Victorian prime minister William Gladstone.

They should retire


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10. It will be another 500 years before the battlefields of the Somme are cleared of bombs.

Something else I won't live to see.


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God Bless