Saturday, September 12, 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. Married couples used to always sleep apart.
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2. Criminal trials in Japan have a 99% conviction rate.
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3. The world's oldest circle of church bells is in Ipswich.
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4. Both parties file for divorce in only one in 300 cases, on average.
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5. Peter Andre's surname is actually Andrea.
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6. The subject with the most GCSE passes this year was chemistry.
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7. Everyone once used the left-hand side of the road.
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8. There are so few redheads in Mexico that they often greet each other in the street.
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9. Silvio Berlusconi is the same height as Nicolas Sarkozy.
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10. "Posh" tea company Twinings is owned by Associated British Foods, which also own budget clothes chain Primark.(Radio 4's Today, Monday)

BBC NEWS MAGAZINE.

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