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15:06 UK time, Tuesday, 17 March 2009

englandscotlandforex.jpgRe Scots 'hurt' by banknote refusals and past letters, the situation goes further than just England. I was most amused the other day here in Vancouver to walk past a foreign currency exchange offering different rates for English and Scottish money. Is a UN Resolution needed?
Gareth, Vancouver, BC

Never mind the rollercoasters, I'm finding Mr Walker's glasses strangely arousing.
Pix6, Vienna, Austria

Can eating Chinese staples ward off breast cancer? - it'd give you terrible indigestion though.
Dan, Cambridge

At first I thought Bindi referred to the late Steve Irwin's daughter, who does a kiddie nature show. I feel badly about the dog, but it did lessen the shock.
Nadja, north of Boston, US

Martin, Bristol (Monday's letters) - Egypt is geographically in Africa but culturally has been quite distinct from it - closer to the Middle/Near East.
Claire, Ayrshire

Because, Martin, Cleopatra VII Philopator was of royal Macedonian blood and her having an African mother is highly significant; it's a bit like finding out that the Queen Mother was Australian.
Angus Gafraidh, London UK

Did anyone else think this was going to be the record for "world's weirdest man" or some such?
Dave Barrance, Dublin, Ireland

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