Quite Interesting

English: Road Lane, Healey near Rochdale. A la...

English: Road Lane, Healey near Rochdale. A lane named Road – quirky! They don’t have a lot of imagination around these parts. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This Page is for Quirky facts. I will add some little by little, but would love to hear others…..

  • The name ‘Wendy’ first appeared in the Peter Pan book
  • NYLON stands for New York and London who shared the patent for it
  • Polar bears are all left pawed
  • Carlsberg Special Brew was made specifically for Winston Churchill
  • The Statue of Liberty has size 769 feet
  • The ‘dot’ on top of an ‘i’ is called a ‘Tittle’
  • The first Modern Olympic games were held in Much Wenlock In Shropshire.
  • The first ever Olympic games only had one sport-Running (193 meters, NAKED)
  • Golf stands for ‘Gentlemen only, Ladies forbidden.

Plenty more to come…..

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