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2013 diary | Ten things you should know!

Ten things you should know from the Dairy Diary 2013

The sheer volume of things we need to know on a day-to-day basis is staggering. Far too much to be able to recall at a moment’s notice.

Here’s a list of 10 facts that you may need to know in the next few days – see how many questions you can answer.

Do you know…

  1. whether to tilt the head forwards or backwards to stop a nosebleed?
  2. how many years a Tin wedding anniversary celebrates?
  3. when Sagittarians are born?
  4. what is the maximum size for a Royal Mail letter?
  5. how many level teaspoon measures equal one tablespoon?
  6. how many grams (approx.) equal 16 oz (1lb)?
  7. when is the next partial lunar eclipse?
  8. how to remove deodorant stains from clothing?
  9. how many hours ahead of London is Tokyo?
  10. which form of exercise involves no strain, just slow, relaxing movements to tone your body?

How did you do?

You will find the answers to these questions and hundreds of essential facts and figures in the Dairy Diary 2013. There’s so much in it! Take a closer look…

Answers

  1. Forwards; pinch the soft part of the nose for 10 minutes (seek medical advice if the bleeding does not stop).
  2. 10
  3. November 23 – December 21
  4. 240mm x 165mm
  5. Three
  6. 450
  7. 25 April 2013 shortly after 8pm.
  8. Sponge with a hydrogen peroxide solution; apply heavy-duty liquid detergent to the area; wash.
  9. Nine
  10. Pilates

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