Or that the first fruit eaten on the moon was a peach? They meet regualrly to swap nuggets of trivia.
This is the eighth collection of their absorbing, hilarious and wholly useless facts. An absolutely enormous collection, lose yourself in hundreds of pages of endlessly diverting facts that will keep you amused for hours. Author Biography Noel Botham has had a long and distinguished career as an investigative journalist and executive for newspapers in London and the USA before becoming an internationally bestselling writer. The house also had thirteen bathrooms, stairways with thirteen steps and so on. Her superstitions meant that she would never give her workmen the day off, afraid that the day she stopped building she would die.
One day, however, after many complaints, she finally gave her staff a day off — and that is the day she died. Many who have entered Handel's bedroom, where he died in , have reported seeing a tall, dark shape and sensing a strong smell of perfume. Roman Catholic priests have performed exorcisms in their bid to clear the house of all spirits before it becomes a museum that will be open to the public.
It is the only ATM machine on the continent. Out of it fell not only a fierce rain, but also mussels.
It meant that residents of the town got free beer on tap for one day. No females of any kind, including animals, are allowed. There are twenty monasteries within a space of 20 miles 32km. The members of the church rebuilt it, but it was hit by lightning three more times between then and , and rebuilt again and again.
Every time it was hit, the date was 18 April.
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