DIDN’T KNOW THAT LAST WEEK 20th NOVEMBER 2018

DIDN’T KNOW THAT LAST WEEK 20th NOVEMBER 2018

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 2018

1              I’m A Celebrity is back on ITV screens and the average audience of 11million made itthe most watched programme of the year, excluding the World Cup. It beat the 8.7million average for May’s wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the10.4million who tuned in for the finale of BBC drama The Bodyguard.

2              Noel Edmunds is going in I’m A Celebrity and is set to pocket an astonishing £600,000 He is being paid around £100,000 more than football manager Redknapp.

3              T-Mobile Owns the Colour Magenta

4              A single cloud can weight more than 1 million pounds.

5              There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the known universe.

6              The average person walks the equivalent of three times around the world in a lifetime.

7              Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women.

8              Coca-Cola would be green if colouring wasn’t added to it.

9              You cannot snore and dream at the same time.

10           95% of people text things they could never say in person.

11           If Earth were the size of a grain of sand, the sun would be the size of an orange.

12           A single cornflake shaped like the U.S. state of Illinois sold at an online auction for $1,350.

13           It would take a snail nearly 4,575 years to circle Earth.

14           The first recorded reference to anyone in England having a cup of tea is in Samuel Pepys’ diary on 25 September 1660.

15           One publisher rejected Mary Higgins Clark’s novel Journey Back to Love with the words: ‘We found the heroine as boring as her husband did.’

16           Only ten people attended D. H. Lawrence’s funeral. One of the mourners was Aldous Huxley.

17           Jack Kerouac typed up his novel On the Road on one continuous roll of paper that was 120 feet long.

18           Dr Seuss included the word ‘contraceptive’ in a draft of his children’s book Hop on Pop to make sure his publisher was paying attention.

19           When he was six, Roald Dahl made his mother take him to meet Beatrix Potter. Potter, who disliked children, told them both to ‘buzz off.’

20           Michael Bond bought Paddington Bear in 1956; he felt sad for the bear as it was the only toy left on the shop’s shelves on Christmas Eve.

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

What if the hokey cokey is what it’s all about?

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…selling one cornflake on Ebay for $1,350

 GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

Before I criticise a man, I like to walk a mile in his shoes. That way, when I do criticise him, I’m a mile away and I have his shoes. – Jack Handey

LOVE IS…

Love is… Walking a mile in her shoes

TRACK OF THE DAY

Maggie May – Rod Stewart

Highest Chart Position: No.1 9th October 1971 for 5 weeks

WHAT DAY IS IT?

Tuesday 20th November 2018-11-20

Name your PC Day

Universal Children’s Day

Absurdity Day

Peanut Butter Fudge Day

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