10 things we didn't know last week
1. Raisa Gorbachev sent the UK agriculture minister a book of 500 potato recipes.
2. Breaking Bad is the show people most often lie about having watched.
3. There are only seven surviving skeletons of the quagga - a cousin of the zebra that became extinct in 1883.
4. Women are now rarely described as "blonde" or "sexy" in conversation.
5. The threat of being eaten doesn't deter dumpling squid from having sex.
6. Jamie Oliver turned down a role in the Hobbit.
7. It costs £300 to operate on a constipated goldfish.
8. Churchill's future sister-in-law wrote to him in 1907 warning him not to become a Muslim.
9. Eating a menu composed of dishes cooked with alcohol in them can push you over the legal drink driving limit.
10. TV comedy Miranda elicited a complaint that the show was biased against tall women.
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