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Winter Edition 2018

  • Text
  • Gifts
  • Bextor
  • Notices
  • Mackie
  • Yarrow
  • Linley
  • Luxury
  • Yarrow
  • Muddy
  • Alumni
  • Wealth
  • Photography
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Awesome creative alumni interviews with David Linley, David Yarrow, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and your ultimate Christmas gift guide make this our best edition yet!

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FUN FACTS There are 364 gifts mentioned in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” Think of a number. Double it. Add six. Half it. Take away the number you first started with. Your answer is three No word in the English language rhymes with SILVER One in every 2,000 babies is born with a TOOTH The first PENCIL was invented in England in 1565 Your THUMB is the same length as your NOSE A chameleon can stretch its tongue more than three times the length of its body The word muscle comes from the Latin meaning little mouse, which the Romans thought flexed bicep muscles resembled You’ ll NEVER guess what! We’ve rounded up our favourite fascinating facts for you to wow your friends with this winter Leonardo da Vinci spent 12 years painting the Mona Lisa’s lips Prior to the turkey tradition Christmas fare included roast swan, pheasants and peacocks The largest recorded snowflake was 15 inches wide Many parts of the Christmas tree can actually be eaten, with the needles being a good source of Vitamin C PHOTOGRAPHY: © SHUTTERSTOCK, PIXABAY The only food that DOESN’T rot is HONEY and finally A bolt of lightning is about six times hotter than the sun A SPIDER hears using tiny HAIRS on it’s legs Australia is the only country that occupies an entire continent The word Schoolmaster is an anagram of “the classroom.” W I NTER 18 ★ schoolnotices.co.uk 45