Most of these jaw-droppers are close to the truth.
Until the1920's television was also known as Hear - seeing by Wireless, Optiphone., Farscape and the electric telescope.
The French company Bich changed its name to Bic to stop people in English speaking countries pronouncing it 'Bitch'.
The 'Cassowary' is an Australian Flightless bird the size of an emu.it is also known as a Casserole containing unspecified ingredients.
A popular Roman hangover cure was deep fried Canary. .The Canary Islands in Spanish means the 'Dog Islands'. Methinks that ye olde Roman cure was really the original 'Hot dog containing Es Span-ial Meat.
King James 1 of England only ever washed the tips of his fingers., and King Louis X111 was never bathed until he was almost a seven year old.
Octopuses and Squids taste with their testicles oop's sorry mistake I meant to say Tentacles.
North Americans.account for one-sixteenth of the people of the world but more than a third of their weight.
True. being a witness at the time, On Passing each other at Spithead Isle of Wight Uk in the spring of 1948. HMS King George V A battleship heading for Portsmouth signalled to the RMS Queen Mary a Liner leaving Southampton. '" It is a rare moment in time for the King to meet his Queen on a misty spring morning.'Bon Voyage".
It has never been proven that the consumption of boiled hen's teeth is a cure for baldness.
In 1879, The Belgian city of Li'ege commissioned 37 cats to deliver mail to nearby villages. Not surprising, the project was a complete failure.
Finally True is that the brothers Leslie Harry Compton b 1912 and Better known brother Denis Charles Scot Compton.b 1918. Were English international sportsmen, both excelled in their time playing for the MIDDLESEX Cricket team and the ARSENAL football club. And they were not Clams.
More next week ..Vest Daily Gaggle.
To advise that Vest (Les Bowyer) passed away this morning. Regards, Chris (Son).
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