It is illegal to show TV ads for haemorrhoid cream at meal-times in China.
Drachenfutter is a present from a German to his wife to apologise for being out late. It means ‘dragon fodder’.
Santa has his own postal code — HOH OHO — in Canada.
In 1895, the only two cars in Ohio crashed into each other.
The Japanese word kareishu describes the smell of old people.
Ransom payments to kidnappers are tax-deductible in America.
The Statue of Liberty wears size 879 shoes.
The letter Z is worth only one point in the Polish version of Scrabble.
The ancient Chinese believed that the thicker your earlobe, the wealthier you would be.
Andorra's army has ten soldiers.
‘Esperanto’ means ‘hopeful’ in Esperanto.
CelebsCarlsberg created Special Brew in honour of Winston Churchill.
Margaret Thatcher was offered passport no. 007, but turned it down.
Howard Huges kept a ruler in his hotel room to measure any peas he ordered, sending back those that were ‘too small.