Saturday, 24 September 2016

Writing - 10 things we didn't know last week

A mixed bag from the type of news that elicits an 'aahhh!' to one that generates an 'uugghhh!'


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1. A litre of cow urine is more valuable to an Indian farmer than a litre of milk.

Brings new meaning to a golden shower.


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2.Harry Potter's house is valued at £475,000 ($615,000).

I wonder how much for the cupboard under the stairs?


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3. There are only 28 websites on the internet in North Korea.

I sometimes wish it was like that here.
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4. Under triathlon rules, competitors are allowed to help each other.

Inevitable when you think of distances travelled.
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5.Fish have a dawn chorus.

And no audience.


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6. You can win gift vouchers for spotting badly translated street signs in South Korea.

Looking to improve.
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7. Babies with big heads are more likely to get a degree.

Its usually the parents with big heads.


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8. Just 3% of Americans own almost half of the USA's guns.

There must be a helluva lot of guns in the states then.


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9. Lightning bolts can cover a horizontal distance of 200 miles (322km).

Just didn't see that coming.


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10. Pigeons can distinguish real words from nonsense

How on earth can anyone test that and why would they???????


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God Bless