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In the 1992-93 season, there were 363 English players in the Premier League—71 per cent of the total. Last season there were 191—38 per cent of the total. (Professional Footballers’ Association)

Since 1975, there have been more than 145 terrorist attacks against Americans or American interests in Greece. (Foreign Policy Passport, 20th November 2007)

Women spend nearly three years of their lives getting ready to leave the house. Men spend three months waiting for their wives and girlfriends while out shopping. (Daily Mail, 25th November 2007)

35 per cent of US and 20 per cent of British…

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