Saturday, 1 October 2016

Writing - 10 things again

Once again we have a collection ranging from the gross to the ridiculous.

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1. Riding a rollercoaster can help you pass kidney stones.

And a lot more besides.


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2. Putting an image of a flat screen TV on a box containing a bicycle reduces the chance of damage during delivery by up to 80%.


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3. Mexicans have 300 terms for corruption.

Bit like soccer!


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4. There's a cure for garlic breath.

Yes - don't get too close


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5. Truman Capote's ashes are worth $43,750 (£33,710) at auction.

Sorry - no they are not.


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6. The mammal that kills the most members of its own species is not the human, the bear or the wolf, but the meerkat.

Teeth like needles


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7. The D-day landings were put at risk by the homesick wife of a double agent, who threatened to expose his work so she could return to Spain.

You think this is a war - if I don't get home soon you'll know what war is!


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8. Teenage acne is not all bad news: Unblemished skin ages faster.

That is why I have skin as smooth as a baby's bottom


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9. Homer spoke 21% of The Simpsons' 1.3 million words of dialogue from seasons one to 26.

Or was it the same word - doh!


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10. There were 14,570 people over the age of 100 in the UK last year, up fourfold from three decades ago.

The Queen is getting writer's cramp


God Bless