Wednesday, January 13, 2010

2009 Almanac

BBC reports: [edited]

The most interesting and unexpected facts can emerge from the daily news stories and the Magazine documents some of them in its weekly feature, '10 things we didn't know last week'. To kick off 2010, here's an almanac of the best from the past year.

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Brett's 2p'orth: My personal favourites include 'John the Good was bad and William the Bad was good' and 'Britain once sent an envoy with a quadruple-barrelled name to Moscow - Admiral Sir Reginald Aylmer Ranfurley Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax'.

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