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10 things we didn't know last week

15:33 UK time, Friday, 4 July 2008

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

1. In Zimbabwe, millions of dollars are called mollars.
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2. .The 9/11 conspiracy theorists in the US include the LIHOPs (the government Let It Happen On Purpose) and MIHOPs (the government Made It Happen On Purpose).
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3. Sir Clive Sinclair doesn't use the internet.
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4. Everton, Aston Villa and Fulham are among the football clubs that were created from Sunday schools.
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5. The City of Glasgow Police is the oldest force in the world, 29 years older than the Metropolitan Police formed under Sir Robert Peel.
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6. Nelson Mandela was still on the US terror watch list until this week.
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7. An income of £13,400 is required to enjoy a minimum standard of living in the UK.
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8. Gordon Brown's favourite Beatle song is All My Loving.
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9. Malaria is increasing in the UK.
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10. Quarter-finalists at Wimbledon get free tea at the tournament for life.
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