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Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 10:20 pm
 Sorry, still too busy to write and answer. So I post this peace from Quora
 https://www.quora.com/What-are-some-of-the-most-mind-blowing-facts-about-the-United-Kingdom/answer/Joshua-Spaulding-
Извините за молчание, нет времени пока. Это о самых удивительных вещах  в Великобритании.  Некоторые и мне  были неизвестны.  Особенно факт, что можно детям с 5 лет давать алкоголь дома.  Знала, что королева владеет огромным количеством земли, но не знала, что шестая часть всей поверхности земли принадлежит ей. 

 
  • In the UK, it is legal for kids over 5 years old to drink alcohol at home or on private premises
  • Nigeria has more English speakers than the United Kingdom
  • In London, it is illegal to die in the House of Parliament
  • The Queen of the UK is the legal owner of one-sixth of Earth’s land surface
  • In the UK, if you reach your 100th birthday, you get a personalized card from the Queen
  • In the UK, all horses, ponies and donkeys must have a horse passport
  • In the 16th century, a London law forbade wife beating after 9:00 P. M., but only because the noise disturbed people's sleep
  • Since all British passports are issued in Queen Elizabeth II's name, she herself doesn't have one
  • Concentration camps were first set up by the British during the Second Anglo-Boer War
  • U.S. eggs are illegal in Britain because they are washed. British eggs are illegal in the U.S. because they are not
  • Centenarians are the fastest growing demographic in the UK
  • The UK is the first country in the world to allow the creation of babies from the DNA of 3 people
  • Kate Middleton is credited with boosting the UK economy by $1 billion in 2012
  • The British Navy uses Britney Spears' songs to scare off Somali pirates
  • Alcohol is prohibited in the UK Parliament with one exception: the chancellor can drink while delivering the annual budget statement
  • The UK and Portugal hold the longest standing alliance in the world that is still in force. It was ratified in 1386

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