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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 21

5th Jun 2020 - 07:46
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As schools make the first, tentative steps back to normality, perhaps our selection of food facts provides you with a useful reminder that the pursuit of knowledge, however trivial, is a worthwhile goal.

•    Pope Benedict XVI drank more than five times his own bodyweight in Fanta every year
•    Milk from the elephant seal is twice as thick as whipping cream
•    The world’s oldest known legal system in ancient Mesopotamia established beer as a unit of currency
•    American novelist and short story writer Sherwood Anderson died from swallowing the toothpick in the olive in his Martini.
•    The average kebab on sale in UK fast food outlets contains 98% of your daily salt requirement


Written by
David Foad