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In Fact: impress your friends with Prospect’s Trivia file

By Prospect Team   September 2015

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Each month we run a set of pointless yet pertinent facts in the magazine. We’ll now be compiling them all here, and we want suggestions from you for future issues; let us know any ideas in the comments or on Twitter.

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The UK’s first mobile phone call was made 30 years ago this year, when Ernie Wise rang the Vodafone head office, which was then above a curry shop in Newbury. Vodafone, 31st December 2014 Humans have the same number of hairs on their bodies as chimpanzees. The Guardian,…

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