Did you know…

1. England players for the first time wore their names on the back of their shirts during the 1992 European Championships in Sweden. 2. Tommy Lawton of Chelsea scored the fastest England goal in history. He scored after 17 seconds in England’s 10-0 friendly win over Portugal in Lisbon on May 27th, 1947. 3. A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn’t give her coffee.

1. England players for the first time wore their names on the back of their shirts during the 1992 European Championships in Sweden.

2. Tommy Lawton of Chelsea scored the fastest England goal in history. He scored after 17 seconds in England’s 10-0 friendly win over Portugal in Lisbon on May 27th, 1947.
3. A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn’t give her coffee.

4. In 1894 there were only four automobiles in the USA.
5. Isaac Newton, Peter Tchaikovsky and Annie Lennox were all born on Christmas day.

6. The three best-known western names in China are; Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley.

7. Both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew cannabis sativa (marijuana) on their plantations.
8. Ginger has been clinically demonstrated to work twice as well as Dramamine for fighting motion sickness, with no side effects.

9. The world’s tallest grass is bamboo.
10. When you give someone roses, the colour can have a meaning. These are the meanings of rose colours:
Red = Love and respect.

Deep pink = Gratitude, appreciation.
Light pink = Admiration, sympathy.
White = Reverence, humility.
Yellow = Joy, gladness.

Orange = Enthusiasm, desire.
Red & yellow blend = Gaiety, joviality.
Pale blended tones = Sociability, friendship.


Friday James is an S5 student
at Lycee De Kigali Secondary School

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