Saturday, 3 December 2016

Writing - 10 more things

Everything from the real to the unreal.

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1. TV comedy Friends sometimes used stand-ins for its main cast members who looked nothing like them.

And I am bothered because ....

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2. Fidel Castro's obituary cost the New York Times more man and woman hours over the years than any other article in the newspaper's history.

What's the betting that it still isn't right?

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3. The new Bank of England £5 note is not suitable for vegetarians.

Won't be that good for omnivores either.

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4. If you drink and drive in Canada, your punishment might include being made to listen to Nickelback.

There are worse punishments.

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5. There is only one person alive today who was born in the 19th Century.

Bless her.

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6. Many astronauts need glasses after they return to Earth - and now scientists think they know why.

Short sightedness?

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7. London's benchmark interest rate, Libor, was invented by a Greek banker arranging a loan for Iran.


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8. Industrial spills may be more dangerous in cold weather.

Depends - if it is salt perhaps not.

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9. The most historically accurate recent Oscar contender is Selma and the least is The Imitation Game.

Of the two the latter is the better film.

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10. Scorpion manicures are a thing in Mexico.



God Bless