* You need a licence to sell seaweed in England.
* The ‘slush’ in the phrase ‘slush fund’ originally referred to leftover fat from cooking on board that sailors sold for profit.
* Until the 17th century pine cones were called pineapples.
* Hot chocolate seems tastier if served in a mug that is orange or cream coloured.
* Sugar is an ingredient in 70% of all manufactured foods.