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There are just 15 professional ventriloquists left in Britain. [Independent on Sunday, 18th May 2003] On an academic list of the ten most frequently cited sources of all time, Noam Chomsky ranks eighth-above Hegel and Cicero, just below Plato and Freud. [New Yorker, 31st March 2003] Pakistan can export anything to India, but India is permitted to export only 600 items to Pakistan. [Far Eastern Economic Review, 22nd May 2003] Japan has the second largest military budget in the world. [New York Times Magazine, 4th May 2003] 3,000 guillotine executions were carried out in Paris during the Terror; 10,000 were…

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