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|30 September 2019|
- ... that in his youth, Finnish Skolt singer Jaakko Gauriloff (pictured) was called "the James Dean of Nellim" and "the world's northernmost schlager singer"?
- ... that the Bissinger Wool Pullery processed dead sheep?
- ... that governors Liu Tianfu and Liang Lingguang were both considered reform pioneers who propelled the economic development of Guangdong in the 1980s?
- ... that radio station WPSA at Paul Smith's College began life in the basement of a dormitory that had previously been a meat market?
- ... that the nave entrance doors of St Rufus Church in Keith, Moray, Scotland, incorporate a two-sided memorial to the First and Second World Wars?
- ... that in Among the Lost, a 2018 novel by Mexican author Emiliano Monge, the victims of human trafficking are described in language borrowed from Dante's Inferno and the testimony of real-life people?
- ... that Julie Dretzin has narrated audiobooks using Russian accents for some characters and Maine accents for others?
- ... that Hildegarde had a bat, a mouse and a shrew named in her honour?