The deepest point of the Atlantic Ocean is Milwaukee Deep in the Puerto Rico Trench, at a depth of 8,605 metres.
HANGOVERThe word 'hangover' was first applied to describe the after-effects of alcohol in 1904. Research... MORE
STURGEONUnder the Wreck of the Sea, Whales and Sturgeons Act of Edward II passed in... MORE
BEDROOMA study in Italy in 2006 reported that couples who have a TV set in... MORE
MELONAccording to research by the supermarket chain Tesco, male shoppers buy melons most similar in... MORE
NEWTON JOHNOlivia Newton-John's father, Brinley Newton-John, was a Welsh Professor of German who worked on the... MORE
CLITORISIn 1559, the Italian anatomist Realdo Columbus (or Colombo) claimed to have discovered the clitoris.
CORKIf all the corks from all the wine bottled in France in a year were... MORE
FOSSILIn 1981, a fossilized peanut more than 100,000 years old was found in China.... MORE
GOOSEBERRYChinese gooseberries come from New Zealand. ... MORE
PONYA 'pony' is any small horse, specifically one less than 14.2 hands (58 inches) in... MORE
SNOWMore useless disinformation has been spread about the number of Eskimo (now Inuit) words for... MORE
MARSHMALLOWThe furthest a marshmallow has been blown out of one nostril and caught in the... MORE
CONSERVATIVE PARTYThe UK Conservative Party are also known as the Tories, a word that comes from... MORE
ESPERANTOEsperanto Day is held on July 26 every year to celebrate the publication of the... MORE
STOMACH"To an empty stomach, white bread tastes like brown."(Estonian proverb).
Tripe, made from a cow's... MORE
BOGARTThe actor Humphrey Bogart was born on Christmas Day 1899.
Before making his name as an... MORE
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