DIDN’T KNOW THAT LAST WEEK 20th MAY 2019
20 things I didn’t know this time last week
1 Pennies buried in a garden will repel slugs, which get electric shocks from touching copper and zinc.
2 A stack of dollar bills one mile high would be worth 14.5 million dollars (£11,345,000)
3 Over 170 different currencies are used around the world today.
4 If a man’s wife or long-term girlfriend makes more money than he does, he is more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction and anxiety. He is also more likely to turn to infidelity in an attempt to recapture his masculinity. This information comes shortly after a report that states 40% of women now make more than their male counterparts
5 Studies show that millionaires may enjoy better and more adventurous sex with more partners. Studies also show that women enjoy sex more if their partner has more money.[
6 Walter Cavanagh of California is known as “Mr. Plastic Fantastic.” He has more than 13,000 credit cards, the largest collection in world. He keeps his cards in the world’s largest wallet, that is 250 feet long.
7 Queen Elizabeth II holds the record for appearing on more currency than any other person. Her portrait has appeared on the currency of more than 30 different countries.
8 The English drink the most tea in the world.
9 It is against the law to get drunk in a pub in England.
10 In Scotland, it is against the law to get drunk and possess a cow.
11 The Buckingham Palace has its own police station.
12 The largest Royal home is the Windsor castle.
13 Big Ben refers to the bell and not the clock.
14 There are 28 world heritage sites in the UK and 4 in London
15 Nelson Mandela called the Spice Girls his heroes when he met them.
16 The Beatles originally called themselves the Blackjacks and then the Quarrymen.
17 There is no portrait of William Shakespeare painted, when he was alive.
18 To make a billion dollars from writing books has been achieved by JK Rowling.
19 From Canterbury to London, the bus route that Ian Flemming took inspired the 007 for James Bond.
20 The Thames has over 200 bridges and tunnels
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
People always ask me, ‘Were you funny as a child?’ Well, no, I was an accountant. Ellen DeGeneres
Happiness is… a stack of dollar bills one mile high as long as there is no wind
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the hell she is.” – Ellen DeGeneres
Love is…a down to earth relationship
TRACK OF THE DAY
Should I Stay Or Should I Go – Clash
Highest Chart Position: No.1 9th March 1991
WHAT DAY IS IT?
Monday 20th May 2019
World Bee Day
Pick Strawberries Day
Be A Millionaire Day
Quiche Lorraine Day
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