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angelic upstart

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Every episode of popular 80's cop show Colombo was in fact filmed in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
 

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Norway is named Norway as a Geordie once said he was not going to visit the place, he flat refused saying "Nor way am i ganna gae to that cold flea pit" and from that a nation was born.
 

Antony Moxey

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Even though swedes come from Sweden, there is no country in the world called Turnipen
 

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A scotch egg contains up to 4 measures of scotch.

A dog egg is not an egg at all.
 

angelic upstart

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Wales has started mining again, they've recently found some copper in Snowdonia....


Mr Plow that's my name, that name again it's Mr Plow.


That is all.
 

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Swansea, originally called 'Swans E', was named after a Class A drug used by swans and other wildfowl.

Swansea is now a very beautiful Welsh city. There is a coastal region off Swansea called Mumbles. It is so named because it is for Welsh people that cannot speak audibly and don't mix well. They also complain a lot and are not very confrontational.

If you go to the cafe in Mumbles and ask for a toasted teacake they will take your money and then reply "mmmmgnuffmmmm gnuffmumumum blu mumble" (Whatever that means?).
 
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