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All the carrots in the world originally came from Afghanistan.

Carrot diversity

A variety of carrots

According to the Bible, Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines. (I Kings 11:3)

The poet AE Housman (1859-1936) kept a notebook in which he jotted down useful insults and unpleasant remarks that occurred to him.

Advertisements for wristwatches almost always show the time as ten past ten.

In the 1850’s, the term bunga bunga was the name given by local natives to a location near Moreton Bay on the eastern coast of Australia. In present day Italy, the definition of bunga bunga ranges from ‘a sort of underwater orgy where nude young women encircle the nude host in a swimming pool’ to ‘an African-style ritual performed for male spectators by twenty naked young women’. In the Malaysian Malay language, bunga-bunga means flowers; it is the plural form of bunga which means flower. The similar phrase bonggang-bongga is Tagalog slang for something fashionable. In Indonesian language it means ‘a field of flowers’.

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