100 Things We Learned This Year

Number one is:

Street brawlers sometimes arm themselves with potato peelers, according to the Home Office, which wants to make them banned weapons.

But we are wiser yet:

Crows apparently like the taste of windscreen-wiper blades.

Here is the full list.  And the nationality most likely to read spam?  The Brazilians, of course.  Sightings of UFOs are way down since the late 1990s, but for a step backwards:

Lasagne has replaced chicken tikka massala as the favourite dish of Britons.


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