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Your useless facts about Derbyshire!
We want you to stun us with your weird and wonderful nuggets of wisdom about our county!
Caprice: Regular visits to Long Eaton
We recently reported how the hot dog was said to have been invented by Derby ex-pat Harry Stevens.
And did you know the annoying novelty tune 'Agadoo' was supposedly recorded by Black Lace after hearing the French original during a night out at 'Gossips', one of Derby's most popular nightclubs of the eighties.
We love these so-called useless facts and are hungry for more - so we're asking you to illuminate us by sending in your own Derbyshire nuggets.
Use the form below to send us your facts which can be on any subject as long as it relates to our county.
We'll publish the best examples - and may even investigate further if you send us something truly fascinating!
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last updated: 08/10/2008 at 12:12
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"novelty tune 'Agadoo' was supposedly recorded by Black Lace after hearing the French original during a night out at 'Gossips'" is true except it was opriginally by a Spanish band called "The Saragossa Band"