A competition in South Shields in 1991 for a lookalike of the footballer Paul Gascoigne was won by a teenage girl.
Remarkably, that’s not a comment on how effeminate Gazza looks.
English-speakers can learn French in half the time it takes to learn Welsh.
Because half of English is French while we don’t use any Welsh words?
Emma Martina Luigia Morano, the world’s oldest person when she died at 117, outlived 90 Italian governments.
Only 2 per cent of British households had a fridge in 1946.
Modern poverty, eh?
IF you have £1,785 of savings, you are richer than half of the world’s population.
No, wrong, that should read: IF you have £1,785 of savings and no debt, you are richer than half of the world’s population.