10 things we didn't know last week

  • 15 November 2013

1. Lee Harvey Oswald still has an overdue library book from Dallas public library.

Find out more (Dallas News)

2. Wayne Rooney's voicemail password was Stella Artois.

Find out more (Metro)

3. "Huh?" means the same thing in every language.

Find out more (The Atlantic)

4. A man can outrun a cheetah over a distance of four miles (6.4km) during the hottest time of the day.

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5. Russian officials can no longer say "Your thank you does not butter my bread" in case it's taken as a request for a bribe.

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6. The first margarine was made from cattle fat combined with chopped sheep or pig stomach.

Find out more (Bloomberg)

7. There's only one sneeze in the bible.

Find out more (Daily Telegraph)

8. The Volkswagen Golf has been Germany's best-selling car for 32 years in a row.

Find out more (The Times)

9. The most popular US college degree earned by millionaires is engineering.

Find out more (Time)

10. The oldest piece of string dates back 90,000 years.

Find out more (New Scientist)

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