Saturday, May 23, 2009

10 THINGS !

10 things we didn't know last week

Snippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. Franco had one testicle.
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2. That condition is called monorchism.
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3. Only 26 people a day, on average, used Yangyang International airport in South Korea last year.
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4. Excessive cola-drinking can cause paralysis.
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5. 29% of women have never used the internet, but only 20% of men.
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6. Seven Speakers of the House of Commons were beheaded prior to 1560
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7. Britain had animal welfare laws before it had child welfare laws.
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8. Child protection used to be enforced by uniformed NSPCC inspectors, known as "cruelty men".
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9. Pringles are potato crisps after all.
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10. The man who was the voice of Mickey Mouse was married to the woman who did Minnie's.
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BBC NEWS MAGAZINE.

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