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VII Things We Learnt Last Week

VII Things We Learnt Last Week
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  • ‘Libellus Blockbustus’ is the name for Julian Assange in the 36th Asterix comic, titled Asterix and the Missing Scroll
  • 24 out of 5,816 Indians returned their titles following Mahatma Gandhi’s call during the 1921 non-cooperation movement
  • 95% of Chinese officials held for corruption in 2012 had had extramarital affairs
  • Seven members of the British House of Lords have played Test cricket
  • Women are more promiscuous in colder climates and are happier with monogamy in hotter ones
  • There were 113 types of tobacco at offspinner Harbhajan Singh’s wedding reception (according to disapproving Sikh bodies)
  • A synonym of synonym is polyonym

Compiled by Uttam Sengupta and Alka Gupta

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