In the 12th century, London only had around 15,000–30,000 people, but this modest population was supplied by at least 18 different brothels which employed as many as 1,000 prostitutes. As this was during the Middle Ages, the Bishop of Winchester was entrusted to oversee the brothels.
Wilton Pereira Sampaio is so good he’s revenging Brazil from Michael Oliver
I mean, that’s not appropriate on here. If you can bring a nice fact about football, or the French/English National Team, feel free to.
The Easternmost point of Australia is closer to Somalia than it is to Chile
The distance between Senegal and Israel is about the same as Portugal to Kazakhstan
Tierra del Fuego is closer to Costa Rica than it is to Aruba (Common sense issue, similar to the Maine-Florida-Africa)
The Easternmost point of mainland Africa is closer to the Philippines than it is to Dakar, Senegal
And now, my favorite:
The trip from Cape town, South Africa, to Tunis, Tunisia, gives you enough mileage to start in Lagos, Portugal, slightly east of Zaragoza, through Encamp, spend the night in Montpellier, a show in the Fashion Capital, a turn in Northern Burgenland, straight through Baia Mare, into Moldova, north of Chisinau, take a quick stop at the Crimean border (for some reason) pass through Marhanets, pass the Russian border west of Bryansk and Murmansk, say hello to Santa as you pass into Lapland, take a turn in sweden, and finish your trip in Oslo
King Alexander of Greece died of a monkey bite
The Tetris theme is a 100-year old Russian folk song
The letter J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table
In Switzerland, it’s illegal to ski down a mountain while reciting poetry
Avocados are berries
Saint Lucia is the only country named after a woman
Over a fifth of the calories consumed by humans are from rice
Sweden has more islands than any other country
In Ireland, Polish is spoken more than Irish.
Dogs are illegal in Antarctica
The word footage comes from films being measured in feet in early filmmaking
Finland’s islands: 178,947