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A game very similar to golf was played in ancient China more than five hundred years before its first known mention in Scotland.


A Ferret

Goldfish are much more intelligent than they look and enjoy music.

Nobody knows where the word golf comes from.

The world record ferret legging (keeping a live ferret in your trousers) is 5 hours and 26 minutes.

Tish, the world’s oldest known goldfish, was 43. He was won at a funfair in Doncaster in 1956 and buried in a yoghurt pot in the garden of his owner in Thirsk, Yorkshire in 1999.

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Goldfish have perfectly good memories and are smart enough to be trained to swim through hoops.

English: An image of a Common goldfish

Carassius Auratus Auratus or Common Goldfish

Most goldfish are not gold.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is estimated to have had an IQ of 185.

The ancient Greek word tragomaskalos means ‘with armpits smelling like a he-goat’.

According to tradition, Jimmu was the first emperor of Japan reigning between 711 BC and 585 BC. His father was the god Ugayafukiaezu, short for Amatsuhitaka-hiko’nakisatake-ugayafukiaezu-no-Mikoto.

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