Odd factoids

Drago

Flouncing Nobber
Location
Poshshire
The Vulcan bombers was nothing more than a Lancaster bomber with spoilers and a body kit. The addition of a massive PA system that made jet engine noises, and was mounted to a bicycle which on the ground and which followed the aircraft wherever they went, completed the ruse.
 

Threevok

Growing old disgracefully
Location
South Wales
The glazed noses of Blenheim bombers were actually greenhouses, that the aircraft inadvertently picked up, whilst struggling to take off.

This led many signs at nearby allotments to be changed from "Dig For Victory" to "Duck for Survival"
 

NorthernDave

Never used Über Member
Statistically, there is no group of people more entitled than parents attempting to get first dibs on the office annual leave planner at the start of January.
 

Drago

Flouncing Nobber
Location
Poshshire
The Labour Party was originally open only to candidates that were in labour at the time of their application.

Unfortunately, this made the interview process not only rather fraught but also somewhat messy, so membership was expanded to include any person with a tweed jacket, strange hat and a beard, particularly women.
 

Drago

Flouncing Nobber
Location
Poshshire
Chinese agent, Christine Lee, did Boris' hair cut

The end result would be considered an act of war on any other world leader, but the Chinese were most perplexed when people actually thought Boris looked somewhat smarter than usual.
 
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