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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Ten Things of Gag and Aaah

Lady Gaga helped promote Beats headphones in her videos/Getty
  1. Jimmy Iovine went from sweeping floors to becoming a top music executive that helped launched the careers of the likes of Eminem, 50 Cent and Lady Gaga.
  2. RuPaul is the first drag queen to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  3. Katy Perry faced a backlash after footage was aired of her kissing a 19-year-old during his audition for American Idol. Benjamin Glaze said the experience made him "uncomfortable" and that he had hoped to save his first kiss for his first relationship.
  4. One of the biggest upcoming stars in the UFC has said the extreme measures she took to reduce her weight gave her an eating disorder.
  5. Countries like Barbados and St. Lucia ban the wearing of camouflage clothing, even for children.
  6. Last Tuesday, US magazine National Geographic apologised for what it called decades of past racist coverage.
  7. A mother has said she is amazed after thousands of people watched a video celebrating children with Down's Syndrome. They used Makaton - a form of sign language to help you communicate as you develop speech.
  8. North London is claimed as one of the most ethnically diverse places in the UK, with 130 different languages spoken in the London borough.
  9. Words used to describe animal sounds vary from language to language.
  10. The word "Wordie" used to describe "a lover of words" has just been added by Merriam-Webster, along with 850 other words and definitions, to its dictionary.

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