Just thought I would slip this in before we leave...
- Enoch Powell studied Urdu at university.
- School children in England and Wales have the shortest summer holidays in Europe.
- People in residential care homes can only keep £20 per week. The rest has to cover their accommodation costs.
- Some cars on the market can park themselves, or keep to their lane on the motorway.
- One-third of front gardens are paved over in some regions.
- The first virus for personal computers was called Elk Cloner, and was created and distributed on an Apple II computer in 1982.
- Just 11% of the night sky over the UK is totally dark now.
- There are "fattening rooms" in Nigeria where the wealthy go to stack on the pounds, as being fat remains a symbol of status and power.
- Seven-year-olds have proms.
- There are 500 billion billion possible draughts positions. But that's fewer than there are in chess.