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The keyboards on modern computers have the 'Qwerty' layout because when it used to be 'ABCDE' the typists of the day used to go so fast that the thin metal arms on typewriters used to get all tangled up and break.



The boffins of the day decided to jumble up the letters to slow the girls down. Didn't work though as they just got used to the new set up and go just as fast. There was no point in changing again as the same would happen.

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No country in the Southern Hemisphere has ever hosted any of the 21 Winter Olympic Games and of the 30 Summer Olympics it has only ever been held in the Southern Hempishere twice, Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000


Rio will be 3 then.


No surprise about the winter Olympics! No resort big enough to make it worth while. Was surprised to see how small the NZ ski areas are.

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If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5000 times, but more like 4950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.


Hence the mantra tails never fails (55.5% of the time).

But most people toss coin and catch it on one hand and flip onto back of other hand to reveal which makes heads the better bet.

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