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10 things we didn't know last week

15:52 UK time, Friday, 17 September 2010

Snippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. Cancer patients typically make 53 visits to hospital during treatment.
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2. Bubbles lives in Florida.
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3. DJ Paul Oakenfold made about £20,000 a year from the Big Brother theme tune.
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4. Tony Blair has not watched The Queen, in which he features.
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5. Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of the United States, invented bifocal glasses.
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6. When people fall in love they lose on average two close friends.
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7. Subbuteo has a rugby version.
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8. The Pope's aircraft is known as "Shepherd One".
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9. Humans could not digest milk 10,000 years ago.
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10. Oxford University doesn't care whether you can play the flute.
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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 pink roses.


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