10 things we didn't know last week

  • 19 April 2013

1. Quentin Tarantino prefers to listen to music on cassette.

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2. James Bond was originally going to be called James Secretan.

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3. Woolly monkeys can distinguish between hunters and other humans.

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4. Where you stand in the lift reflects your social status.

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5. The Ireland football team are banned from eating mushrooms.

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6. Spanish language show Sabado Gigante is America's longest running TV programme.

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7. Moths not only use their wings but pivot their abdomen up and down to hover.

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8. Roquefort was banned in Australia and New Zealand until 2005.

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9. Admission to the Handlebar Club is dependent on the candidate possessing "a hirsute appendage of the upper lip with graspable extremities".

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10. David Beckham drops his H sounds four times less than he used to.

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