Facts about England

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 In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
 The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
 Horatio Nelson, one of England's most illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure for his sea-sickness
 The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at all important meetings of the University of London
 Johnny Vaughan was born at the precise moment that England scored the winning goal in the 1966 World Cup final.
 Every year 4 people in the UK die putting their trousers on.
 There are 336 dimples on a regulation US golf ball. In the UK its 330.
 On average every person in the UK throws away their own body weight in rubbish every seven weeks.
 Over Christmas as much as 83km² of wrapping paper will end up in UK rubbish bins, enough to cover an area larger than Guernsey.
 If all the aluminium cans sold in the UK were recycled, there would be 14 million fewer full dustbins each year.
 Every UK household produces over one tonne of rubbish every year.
 Every eight months the UK produces enough waste to fill Lake Windermere.

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