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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Five Things of Period

  1. It's been the longest and coldest winter in years for the UK.
  2. British Ministers use special red briefcases to keep confidential government documents since the 1860s.
  3. Florence Nightingale was the first woman to be given the Order of Merit, but Rudyard Kipling turned it down twice.
  4. Fear of the so-called Gorbals Vampire in Scotland in 1954 led to the introduction of strict new censorship laws in the UK.
  5. Ex-service men make good movie extras.

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