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Top 10 things we didn’t know last year

7 January, 2009 (10:39) | Top 10

A list of 100 things from BBC from news articles last year that exposed interesting facts.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/magazinemonitor/2009/01/100_things_we_didnt_know_last.shtml

Some highlights:

4. Etiquette dictates that at dinner parties, a man should always talk to the woman on his left during the first course, and right during the main course.
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21. Short men are more likely to be jealous.
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28. The Olympic torch is designed to withstand winds of up to 65km an hour and stay alight in rain up to 50mm an hour.
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40. You can lessen jet lag by not eating.
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41. Women are banned by law from Mount Athos in Greece, home to 20 monasteries.
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66. Misheard song lyrics are known as mondegreens.
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  • Kallie

    I think we’ve known short men are jealous for a looong time

  • Kallie

    I think we’ve known short men are jealous for a looong time