Cool United Kingdom Facts


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1. London's Pall Mall became the first street lit by gaslight in 1807!
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2. In the United Kingdom, young, single, childless women earn more on average than men do.
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3. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
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4. All the swans in England are property of the Queen.
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5. The United kingdom eats more cans of baked beans than the rest of the world combined.
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6. In some parts of England, rum is used to wash a baby's head for good luck.

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7. In the great fire of London, in 1666, half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.
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8. Parliament is considering banning Donald Trump from the United Kingdom following a 570,000-signature petition from its citizens.
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9. The first ever patent in the UK was Aaron Rathbone & Roger Burges, Map makers in 1618!
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10. In ancient England a person could not have sex unless you had consent of the King.
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11. In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" was considered a dirty word!

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