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101 useless but 'interesting' bits of trivia

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Dermot

Dermot Report 17 Jan 2013 22:49

John - 'Punts' - a monetary name from the distant past. Begorrah!

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 17 Jan 2013 22:45

Dermot. Must spend those francs and punts next time I visit France and Ireland ;-)

Think "jot and tittle" refers to crossing t's and other letter and yes, AiG, is the dotting :-D

Dermot

Dermot Report 17 Jan 2013 22:37

Gift vouchers - just remember that hard cash never expires.

UzziInSunshine

UzziInSunshine Report 17 Jan 2013 18:28

If an octopus gets depressed it eats itself .....so keep your octopus happy octopi can amuse themselves

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 17 Jan 2013 16:27

The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle

Paula+

Paula+ Report 17 Jan 2013 16:17

If you were to spell out numbers, you would you have to go until 1,000 until you would find the letter "A".

Mayfield

Mayfield Report 17 Jan 2013 13:34

The door to No 10 Downing street has no lock on the outside, have a look next time you see it on the news.

I expect the back door has one though and a key under a flower pot just in case ;-)

Mayfield

Sharron

Sharron Report 17 Jan 2013 11:10

For some reason I think that bonobos have sex for pleasure as well.

I wonder why I know that.

Wend

Wend Report 17 Jan 2013 10:50

Scozz :-D

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 17 Jan 2013 08:45

The dogs next door haven't been told either


:-D

Wend

Wend Report 17 Jan 2013 07:18

Apparently, dolphins and humans are the only known animals that have sex for pleasure.

Well, I don't know what that pair of wood pigeons were up to a couple of days ago in my neighbour's cherry tree then. Must've been trying to keep warm.

Guinevere

Guinevere Report 17 Jan 2013 06:36

"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed using only the left hand

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 17 Jan 2013 06:04

a truly useless piece of trivia........

You can't bite your own elbow

:-D

MrDaff

MrDaff Report 17 Jan 2013 00:16

Did he write a song about it ? 'Joy to the World' perhaps ???

Sharron

Sharron Report 16 Jan 2013 23:51

The first radio operator to pick up the news of the death of Josef Stalin was Johnny Cash.

MrDaff

MrDaff Report 16 Jan 2013 23:44

Ann, didn't realise that was u !!! :-D :-D :-D ;-)

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 16 Jan 2013 23:42

the orgasm scene in "When Harry met Sally" - the fellow customer who said "I'll have some of what she's having" was the mother of the producer of the film!!

MrDaff

MrDaff Report 16 Jan 2013 23:26

The term, honeymoon, is derived from the Babylonians who declared mead, a honey-flavored wine, the official wedding drink, stipulating that the bride's parents be required to keep the groom supplied with the drink for the month following the wedding; that month became known as the honeymonth, hence our honeymoon .. passed me bye then :-S ;-) :-D

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 16 Jan 2013 22:48

??? What an unusual bit of trivia, Sharron. Are all the others "Water". Wonder why it is "Lake" Bassenthwaite.

More monopoly money is printed each year that all the real notes printed in the whole world

Wend

Wend Report 16 Jan 2013 22:44

That's fine John - I didn't really expect an honest reply :-D