Though Russia is fast developing her oil lands, the United States produces more petroleum than all the rest of the world.
— The Nelson Evening Mail, June 22 1912
In English maritime law a ship is not ‘wrecked’ if the cat survives.
Ezra Pound heard many performances of the Bellringers’ Guild.
Kale is a winter vegetable.
Napoleon’s troops shot the nose off the Egyptian sphinx for target practice.
If you put a chameleon on tartan it will explode.
You are twice as likely to crash while texting than drink-driving. (So if you need to send an urgent text, put an inebriated friend behind the wheel, instead.)
1% of marmalade sales are to people under 28.
Beauty and the Beast isn’t the first Disney movie for LGBT audiences.
The Welsh character is an interesting study.
John Travolta is 63 years old.
Turtles find it very difficult to look happy.
You never know with clowns.
Canadian passports have images of ice hockey in them.