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The happiest place in Britain, Shaka Hislop and tuxedo-wolves

By Prospect   December 2010

“I’m from Arbroath, and you’re…let me guess… from Slough”

Arbroath is the happiest place in Britain; Eastbourne and Slough the most miserable. Daily Mail, 11th October 2010

Former Newcastle goalie Shaka Hislop has a degree in rocket propulsion engineering. Wikipedia

58 per cent of Britons die in an NHS ward. Palliative Medicine, January 2008

Malaysians have the most friends—233 on average—on social networking websites. The Japanese have the least, averaging 29. Digital Life survey, discoverdigitallife.com

Forty is the only number that, when spelled out, has all its letters in alphabetical order. Mental Floss blog, 27th September 2010

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