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Strange and unusual facts.

Post by Esox Lucius » Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:02 am

Danny Welbeck's father, Stan, used to be a bomb disposal expert in the army.
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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by 222gers » Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:43 pm

My uncle swept mines in WW2.

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Post by westlondonlalala » Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:51 pm

Rugby is the national sport of New Zealand, the New Zealand all blacks are the most succcesful International rugby team of all time.

Yet a survey carried out by ANZ found that 1 in 3 Male kiwis between the age of 18-40 not only didn’t know the all time leading try scorer for the All Blacks but when told the answer they’d never heard of him.

And to be fair I’m quite hot on my rugby & id never heard of him.

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Post by Esox Lucius » Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:10 pm

Read his dad's name out loud whilst considering his occupation.
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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by 222gers » Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:32 pm

Esox Lucius wrote:
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Read his dad's name out loud whilst considering his occupation.
Light the blue touchpaper and retire !

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Post by westlondonlalala » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:29 pm

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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by Esox Lucius » Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:33 am

Music producer Phil Spector has a brother Crispin who works in quality control at Walkers Crisps.
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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by 222gers » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:13 pm

An old girlfriend of mine, Theresa Jolly, got married recently to a bloke called Chris Goodfellow. I suppose now she's Theresa Jolly-Goodfellow.

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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by Esox Lucius » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:52 pm

Do you remember when Gospel singer Merry Clayton(Stones' Gimme Shelter) got hitched to English folk singer Keith Christmas? :lol:
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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by Montag » Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:56 pm

There was a footballer called Pull dick off....no wait a sec...is that right?
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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by krama » Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:03 pm

Beyoncé Knowles to marry the son of Roy Castle and then hire herself out at kids parties. :wink:

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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by deadendjob » Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:41 pm

westlondonlalala wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:51 pm
Rugby is the national sport of New Zealand, the New Zealand all blacks are the most succcesful International rugby team of all time.

Yet a survey carried out by ANZ found that 1 in 3 Male kiwis between the age of 18-40 not only didn’t know the all time leading try scorer for the All Blacks but when told the answer they’d never heard of him.

And to be fair I’m quite hot on my rugby & id never heard of him.
I know Doug Howlett... but I thought it was Jeff Wilson. Turns out even the 5 tries he scored against Fiji wasn't the most in a match.
It was ol Marc Ellis.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_N ... Most_tries
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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by redinjun » Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:49 pm

There are more atoms in a grain of sand than stars in the known universe.

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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by willesdenr » Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:52 am

redinjun wrote:
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:49 pm
There are more atoms in a grain of sand than stars in the known universe.
Blige how long did that take?

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Re: Strange and unusual facts.

Post by trevsinclair85 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:09 pm

Esox Lucius wrote:
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:33 am
Music producer Phil Spector has a brother Crispin who works in quality control at Walkers Crisps.
Now that’s bloody good!

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