Thursday, January 15, 2009

10 Things...

1. Moby is related to novelist Herman Melville and was named after his most famous creation.

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2. Golf can damage hearing.

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See #5. It makes you do that too.

3. The average age of MI5 staff is 40.

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4. Three billion e-mails are sent in the UK daily.

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5. Mosquitoes mate in about 10 seconds.

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See #2. Mosquitoes would be very good at golf, too.

6. Internet use peaks in the UK between 5pm and 6pm on Sundays.

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7. Tasmanian devils are being killed off by cancer.

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8. You can hiccup while asleep.

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9. Montenegro has the euro despite not being in the EU.

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10. Printing more money to increase the supply is known as quantitative easing.

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