Odd factoids

Dave7

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Location
Cheshire
The phrase "it will cost you an arm and a leg" originates from 16thC Italian artists that had a fixed price for portraits. If someone wanted a full length painting then they had to pay for arm and leg.
 

Bonefish Blues

Banging donk
Location
52 Festive Road
The phrase "it will cost you an arm and a leg" originates from 16thC Italian artists that had a fixed price for portraits. If someone wanted a full length painting then they had to pay for arm and leg.
...and if they wanted, well, something on the racier side, shall we say, it'd cost them a pound of flesh.
 

Dave7

Guru
Location
Cheshire
Brussel sprouts are a member of the cabbage family. They were first grown in Belgium... hence the term Brussel.
If eaten as part of your christmas meal they should be served raw or cooked on a medium heat for 3 weeks.
 

Dave7

Guru
Location
Cheshire
Over the years many famous paintings have been proved to be frauds but the facts have been covered over for obvious reasons. Some of the known frauds are......... ..
The Madonna
The Mona Lisa
Ruebens... The Boy on a Ribble Bike.
There are others.
 
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