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Women didn’t get the vote in Andorra until 1970.

In 1999, Darlington FC acquired 50,000 worms to irrigate their waterlogged pitch. They all drowned.

Only 35% of the average person’s Twitter followers are actual people.

Rent-a-Mourner is a company in Braintree, Essex from which “professional sobbers” can be hired to blub at funerals to make people believe the deceased was quite popular.

Despite the objections of her family, the American Congressman Daniel Sickles married his wife, Teresa Bagioli, when he was 33 and she just 15. He would later become the first man to use the Temporary Insanity Defence in court. (He had murdered his wife’s lover, who was the son of the man who wrote the lyrics to “The Star Spangled Banner”).

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