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10 things we didn't know last week

15:31 UK time, Friday, 26 March 2010

boat.226.jpgSnippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.

1. Eighty-two million people play Farmville.
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2. The name "scrumpy" comes from a word meaning small and shrivelled.
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3. Rudyard Kipling turned down the Order of Merit - twice.
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4. In The Wizard of Oz, Toto was played by a dog called Terry.
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5. Pine that is grown in a cold climate has greater durability.
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6. The Bill began life as a one-off drama called Woodentop.
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7. The world's most complex mathematical problem is called the Poincare Conjecture.
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8. There are only about 10 Pagani Zonda S supercars produced each year.
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9. Teachers sometimes get lavish gifts from their pupils like a Tiffany bracelet.
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10. Over 260 species of marine wildlife become entangled in litter or mistake it for food.
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