#DidThyKnow 'Hangover' was a common term in the 19th century meaning 'unfinished business' and only got its modern, alcohol-related meaning in 1904!
#DidThyKnow More single people live in Manchester than any other UK city...apparently!
#DidThyKnow Of all women killed in 2012, almost 50% were killed by intimate partners or family members #EndVAW
#DidThyKnow The total number of people on the planet grows by the population of #Sheffield every 59 hours!
#DidThyKnow Living in London you are caught on CCTV an estimated 300 times a day...this is around 70 times for the rest of the UK!
#DidThyKnow To avoid child & labour laws Nike doesn't own its factories; claiming their business is 'marketing' shoes, not making them!
#DidThyKnow Before becoming a mouthwash, Listerine used to be a surgical antiseptic, floor cleaner & a cure for gonorrhoea.
#DidThyKnow The very first song played on MTV on August 1st, 1981 was ‘Video Killed The Radio Star’ by the Buggles!
#DidThyKnow The line "I've got a bad feeling about this", features in all three of the good, I mean original Star Wars films...& each of the prequels!
#DidThyKnow In 2008 Goldman Sachs received over $10bn in bailouts...in 2009 they paid out $16.7bn in bonuses to their staff!
#DidThyKnow Subway now has more outlets worldwide than McDonald's...even more than YUMs 3 brands 'KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell' combined and twice the number of Starbucks!
#DidThyKnow The US has attempted to disrupt or overthrow more than 50 governments, the majority of them democracies...succeeding 7 times!
#DidThyKnow Depending on your bedroom habits, you might well be a 'Librocubicularist'...someone who reads in bed!
#DidThyKnow Sunday Special: '10 Lies You Were Taught In School'...quite a few of which will surprise you!
#DidThyKnow Roald Dahl is buried in Buckinghamshire, with his snooker cues, some very good burgundy, chocolates, HB pencils & a power saw!
#DidThyKnow Banking bailout of £124bn; at its peak, liabilities of £1.2trillion & the interest we get...less than what we pay on the debts!