Yasser Arafat has been to a restaurant only once in the past forty years. [Atlantic Monthly, July/August 2002]
It takes 100 years for the deep-sea clam to grow to the length of a third of an inch. [The Book of Useless Information, John Blake Publishing, 2002]
In 2000, nearly 55 per cent of American students gaining degrees in black and ethnic studies were white.[Boston Globe, 23rd June 2002]
The FBI had a 1,427 page dossier on Albert Einstein. [Forward, 14th June 2002]
In Britain, 87 per cent of primary school teacher trainees are female. [The Guardian, 15th July…
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