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more things you did not know last week courtesy of bbc

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more things you did not know last week courtesy of bbc

1. An LSD trip led to the invention of the vegeburger.
2. "Unlawfully laying hands on a cow with intent" was a crime in 19th Century Britain.
3. Colossal squid have the biggest eyes of any creature on the planet at a whopping 11 inches.
4. The most popular name for a pub is the Red Lion, with 756 such establishments across the UK.
5. The most common "combination craving" for a pregnant woman is pickles and peanut butter.
6. Inhabitants of the Greek island of Lesbos are known as Lesbians.
7. Humans can hold their breath for 17 minutes.
8. A severed finger tip can grow back naturally.
9. Residents of Sheffield have the worst tooth decay of people anywhere in Britain.
10. Children who attend daycare or playgroups are less like to develop the most common type of childhood leukaemia.
I do like these snippets of useless information that someone introduced us to on the Forum a few weeks ago, so I thought I would post this weeks to entertain you or divert you! Roll eyes

edit; PN staff please note number 9!
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Re: more things you did not know last week courtesy of bbc

Having been suitably diverted, and entertained. I think it is time for some of strats Horlicks!  Not that I will drink it..... Yuk !.... but I have had a busy day doing nothing in particular, and trying to look as though I was doing something important. 
(old Naval habits die hard...... used to walk around with a clipboard, and some papers, everyone thought I was on a mission, looking for somone! ! !)  Roll eyes Lips are sealed
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Re: more things you did not know last week courtesy of bbc

Horlicks...Mmmm  Cool
At your age shutter you should have been practically brought up on it Smiley
Edit: Sorry I forgot...it doesn't have any Rum in it Roll eyes
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Re: more things you did not know last week courtesy of bbc

Well I've had a hard day in the office and then came home and cut the front and back lawns football pitches Cry
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Re: more things you did not know last week courtesy of bbc

luck for me i am from York..  Cheesy but work / live in Sheffield  Sad so where does that put me ? Grin Cheesy
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Re: more things you did not know last week courtesy of bbc

In the worst of both worlds, mate.  Smiley