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10 things we didn't know last week

16:24 UK time, Friday, 22 February 2008

10carrots_203.jpgSnippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. If housewives got salaries at the going rate for doing household chores, they would on average earn £30,000.
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2. Pacifist John Lennon was once an air cadet.
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3. Women in Ivory Coast buy “bottom enhancing” injections for $2.
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4. Whales catnap.
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5. Young dinosaurs were prey to a giant frog.
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6. John Prescott played in a parliamentary football team in the 1970s with Jonathan Aitken, Robert Kilroy-Silk and Neil Kinnock.
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7. The female G-spot can be located by ultrasound.
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8. People can have four kidneys.
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9. A replica Statue of Liberty exists in Kosovo.

10. The first pop concert Barack Obama attended was as a 10-year-old watching Elton John.

Sources: 9 - BBC Radio 5Live, 10 - Times, 19 Feb

Seen 10 things? Send us a picture to use next week. Thanks to Sarah Glanville in Horsham, Surrey, for this week's picture of 10 pieces of chopped carrot.


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