Saturday, September 26, 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. Banana skins can take two years to biodegrade.
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2. The longest speech at the United Nations lasted almost eight hours.
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3. Brazil always speaks first at the UN General Assembly, according to long-standing protocol, and is followed by the host country.
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4. Jay-Z has Barack Obama's mobile phone number.
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5. Swine flu gel can get you drunk.
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6. British heroin comes from Hampshire.
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7. Michael Gambon, star of the Harry Potter films, has never read any of the books.
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8. The only woman ever in the French Foreign Legion is British.
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9. Ceefax was created by accident.
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10. Fifteen Billy bookcases are made every minute.
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