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12/10/2012 at 11:06

Prince Naseem Hamed, the ex-boxer, is now very fat.

Edited: 12/10/2012 at 11:06
gingerfurball    pirate
12/10/2012 at 11:06

The song My Sharona was written about a girl called Sharona - fact! 

12/10/2012 at 11:08

My mum went to school with Julie Andrews

She is very nice and so is Julie

12/10/2012 at 11:09
TheVicar wrote (see)

In Chester you can only shoot a Welsh person with a bow and arrow inside the city walls and after midnight

Fortunately for me, you can't.  Henry V issued a directive that we be decapitated.  This was never enacted as law, and fell into abeyance even during Henry's reign.

However, I believe it has been reinstated for Hollyoaks cast members.

12/10/2012 at 11:18
Adolf Hitler wasn't born in Germany. He was born in Australia.
12/10/2012 at 11:25

That's a lie, Sussex. He was a Kiwi!

12/10/2012 at 11:25

200 years ago, the US declared war on Britain and invaded Canada.  Canada was the first country to defeat the US in a war.

The US also invaded Canada 37 years earlier, and was defeated.

It is postulated that if the US invaded Canada today, 54% of the US forces would succumb to starvation just 3 miles from their nearest fast food outlet.

12/10/2012 at 11:27
Sussex Runner (NLR) wrote (see)
Adolf Hitler wasn't born in Germany. He was born in Australia.

Australia and Germany have drifted apart since.

12/10/2012 at 11:37

Red is consistently associated with a higher probability of winning.


12/10/2012 at 11:41

Aguero means red?

12/10/2012 at 11:57

The capital of Australia is Vienna

12/10/2012 at 11:59
Sussex Runner (NLR) wrote (see)
In Hampstead there are still bullet holes in the side of the pub where Ruth Ellis shot the bloke she got hanged for.

My mother used to go dancing with the hangman who hanged her.

12/10/2012 at 19:06

 It is a common misconception that there are 26 letters in the alphabet. There are actually 52 letters in the alphabet - a-z lower case and A-Z upper case.

12/10/2012 at 19:15

Boo is the aborigine word for "please come back".

Which is logical because otherwise they'd be throwing a meringue.

12/10/2012 at 21:47
Shaggy from Scooby Doo is just his nickname. His real name is Norvelle Rogers.

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