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10 things we didn't know last week

16:25 UK time, Friday, 22 January 2010

10_226.jpgSnippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. Mo Mowlam lied about her tumour.
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2. The last remaining Royal Mail ship goes to St Helena.
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3. Blind people can be taught to take photos.
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4. Bolognese should be served with tagliatelle, not spaghetti.
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5. Parliamentary candidates can put their own seals on ballot boxes under the Ballot Act of 1872.
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6. South Korea's Ministry of Health is nicknamed Ministry of Matchmaking.
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7. The first international cricket match was in the US.
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8. The two most common pronunciations of Van Gogh are wrong.
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9. Dead bodies do not necessarily pose a health risk to humans.
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10. Cells surf.
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Seen 10 things? Send us a picture to use next week. Thanks to Vic Barton-Walderstadt for this week's picture of 10 bicycle stands in Welwyn Garden City.

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