DID YOU KNOW?
There are 3 Freemason secret handshakes
Putting a question mark in a movie title is considered bad luck
The Sudanese city of Khartoum is laid out in the shape of the Union Jack
Every Victoria Cross is made from bronze Chinese cannon
The light on top of the Rock of Gibraltar flashes out the letters G-B
The wearer of a teardrop tattoo will claim to have killed someone in prison
Barbers once offered bloodletting services using leeches - advertised by the now common red and white pole
The MI5 codename for the Prime Minister's cat is 'Pegasus'
In the English football league only clubs that have won the FA Cup can have triangular corner flags
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