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July Lessons

Monday Grasshoppers can bite. Tuesday The GM food scare may well have started from a discredited scientific study that poisoned mice with potatoes. All the study really showed was that potatoes contain poisons (which incidently are contained on the outisde … Continue reading

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June Lessons for the Longest Day and Beyond (21st – 27th)

Monday Mexico City has the worlds largest University UNAM, (measured by the number of students enrolled). Tuesday The Japanese for death by overwork is Karōshi. It is s0mething I am always conscious of avoiding. Wednesday Slovenia is the richest Slavic nation, … Continue reading

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June 14th-20th lessons (many about male anatomy)

Monday The barnacle has a penis 40 times its own body length. (Not surewhether to be impressed, jealous or take pity as what I would do with one over 240 feet?  Maybe use it as a scarf.) They also have … Continue reading

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More June Facts (7th – 13th)

Monday Zhuji City in China is responsible for 30% of the worlds sock production Tuesday In South Korea it is commonly believed that sleeping with an electric fan on is a risky business and the news often reports on “fan … Continue reading

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Do We Learn Anything in June? Of Course We Do (1st-6th June)

Tuesday Today I clarified what the batsman scores in cricket if the fielder catches the ball and touches the boundary (or crosses). As I thoought logically it is a six. Wednesday I found out that not only is Keifer Sutherland … Continue reading

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Penultimate May Lessons

Monday I learnt about the process of radio therapy and its possible side effects. Tuesday I learnt that my great great great….great grandfather was a sea squirt, and so was yours. If you cannot admit it you are truly are … Continue reading

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7 days and 7 lessons 15/02/10 – 21/02/10

Monday – I probably could have worked it out but the Rocky Horror Picture Show is apparantly has the longest release of any film. Certainly any film with a transvestite in it. Tuesday – The Great Britain (essentially Scottish)  mens … Continue reading

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Lessons for Valentines day week…

Apart from being a time to reflect on appalling treatment by ex-gfs and how they don’t deserve you etc etc (not really, I didn’t deserve them)  I have learnt the following excellent things this week… Monday – Ser is Polish … Continue reading

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sukarno-hatta (cgk)

The main airport for Indonesia is sukarno-hatta named after the first president (sukarno) and vice president (hatta). Wondering if Ted Heath had a vice PM called Row? Supplementary thing I learnt today : merpati pos is Indonesian for carrier pigeon

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Ox Bow lakes

Today I learnt that this vital part of Geography in my first year of secondary school is not very easy to find, apparantly as they often fill in. However even more exciting I learnt that a billabong is an ox … Continue reading

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