15 Fun Britain Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

15 Fun britain facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random britain facts.

1. Toe wrestling is a national sport in Britain.
2. In 2001, there were 300 banana related accidents in Britain
3. A grandmother in Britain snores at 111.6 decibels 8 decibels louder than a low flying jet aircraft.
4. According to the International Narcotics Control Board, more people in Britain have tried cocaine than anywhere else in the world.
5. The Pirate Bay attempted to buy Sealand, a tiny artificial island micronation off the coast of Britain.
6. Britain created the lie that carrots improve eyesight to distract the Nazis of a new technology they made for night raids.
7. The average car in Britain is parked for 96% of the time.
8. It is illegal to kill a hedgehog with a machine gun in Britain.
9. 100, 000 mobile phones are dropped down the toilet in Britain every year.
10. In Britain, a woman was given 20 months in jail for creating fake Facebook profiles to send abusive messages to herself.
11. The half a million tonnes of chocolate eaten each year in Britain represent 87% of the entire annual cocoa production of Latin America.
12. In 1881, there were only six men in Britain called Derek.
13. In 1811, nearly a quarter of all women in Britain were named Mary.
14. Club Direct, a travel insurance company in Britain, provides insurance plans for protection from falling coconuts.
15. The U.S. founding fathers' name for the American Revolution was 'The War with Britain'.
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