- There is somewhere called London on every continent.
- Female prisoners in the US are routinely shackled during childbirth.
- Robert FX Sillerman owns about 600,000 pieces of Elvis memorabilia.
- Britons are the second most frequent visitors to Argentina after its Brazilian neighbours.
- Leonard Cohen once guest-starred on Miami Vice.
- Diet colas have overtaken their full-sugar cousins in UK sales.
- Dickens created 989 named characters.
- Scorpions can have as many as 12 eyes.
- Haggis sales are currently surging in England.
- China produces 90 billion chopsticks a year.
Saturday, March 25, 2006
What we've learned
Trivia. Some interesting, some disturbing. Reprinted from the What we've learned column of today's Guardian newspaper.