During the siege of Paris in 1870, the artist Manet’s cat was eaten by a person, or persons, unknown.
In 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to remove the word ‘lunatic’ from federal law by a margin of 398 to 1.
Damfino was Victorian slang for ‘damned if I know’.
Barbara Cartland dictated all her novels (over 700 titles) to a secretary, while lying on a sofa with a white fur rug and a hot water bottle.
Mohammed Salah al-Munajjid, the Sheik of Saudi Arabia, decreed in 2015 that making snowmen is a punishable offence.
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