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VII Things We Learnt Last Week

VII Things We Learnt Last Week
VII Things We Learnt Last Week
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  • George W. Bush’s page on Wikipedia has been revised 45,862 times
  • The man who got Hebrew introduced in JNU was a Muslim, Dr Khurshid Imam
  • Mohammed and Sunita are the most common names for men (161,859) and women (99,273) in Delhi
  • English cricketer David Gower once settled a defamation suit by accepting a case of Krugg champagne
  • With six Quentin Tarantino films, four with Spike Lee, the Star Wars preq­uel trilogy and seven Marvel superhero films, Samuel L. Jackson is the highest grossing movie star in history
  • 47 per cent of Muslims in India are under 20, the highest among all communities, though declining like all
  • There is enough carbon in the average human body to make 9,000 pencils

Compiled by Uttam Sengupta and Alka Gupta

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