A Week of Fine Lessons

Monday

I learnt that Aristophanes and that he wrote a play called “The Birds” but more excitingly invented the phrase “Cloud Cuckoo Land”

Tuesday

I came across the name parallelepiped for the first time, I am amazed I have not come across it earlier…

Wednesday

I found out there is a Zilna in South Africa, so best to type Zilina correctly if you are trying to google the place in Slovakia…

Thursday

There is a Buckminster Fuller Institute. Not sure exactly what they do but they do seem to be the authority on the Worlds largest Geodesic Dome which they say is Fantasy Entertainment Complex: Kyosho Isle Japan, 710 ft (216 m).

Friday

Universal studios in Singapore has the tallest duelling roller coasters in the world (at this time 17th September 20110).

Saturday

When a team has a free hit in cricket the field has to stay the same (or at least it does in the pro40 tournament).

Sunday

There are 22 000 members of the MCC worldwide. (18 000 are entitled to watch every match at Lords).

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