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The lie of yesterday

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Until 1987, all Radio One shows were pre-recorded, as BBC bosses were concerned about DJs misusing their positions to sell second-hand furniture or promote far-right propaganda.

Source: Salvador Feltrough
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The lie of last Wednesday

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Although very popular in Wales, the sport of Table Racing, which involves three ant-eaters, a nest of tables and a rather sturdy whip, is yet to catch on in Basingstoke.

Source: Herbert Edwards
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The lie of last Tuesday

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The Macarena was orginally invented to be used as a means of survival against a herd of stampeding buffalo.

Source: Mark Hughes
Submitted on Wednesday the 24th of November 2004
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The lie of last Monday

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The Government has recently announced that in twenty years time it will be compulsory for Physics degree students to visit space in order to complete their course.

Source: Phil Mc.Rackin
Submitted on Monday the 26th of December 2005
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The lie of last Sunday

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Greenland got its apparently nonsensical name in the 1600s, when a group of students spray painted the country green overnight. It remained like this until 1927, when a tanker laden with Tippex ran aground nearby, covering the country. The cost of dry cleaning an entire country was deemed too high, and so Greenland remains white.

Source: Chris Nickolaus
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The lie of last Saturday

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Spoons are made of a rare Belgian marmalade which has the consistency of stainless steel and looks like it too.

Source: [email protected]
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