10 Things That I've Learned This Christmas

Whether learning about James Nesbitt's multiple hair transplants or some unexpected Burmese ancestry, Christmas can be a truly educational time of year.
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Because you can take a horse to the water, but you can't make him think...

i) Porridge's Richard Beckinsale was a quarter Burmese.

ii) Moby-Dick author Herman Melville worked on a whaling ship before he turned to writing.

iii) James Nesbitt has had two hair transplants.

iv) Contrary to popular belief, Welsh rugby legend JPR Williams didn't win Junior Wimbledon.

v) The show everyone thinks was called Stop The Pigeon was actually entitled Dastardly And Muttley In Their Flying Machines.

vi) Lemsford Springs in Hertfordshire is the best place in the UK to see green sandpipers.

vii) There is such a thing as a disappointing Christmas episode of Doctor Who.

viii) There's no such thing as a decent episode of Mrs Brown's Boys.

ix) My youngest nephew's favourite footballer is Arsenal's Carl Jenkinson.

x) 'Nelson Mandela' will defeat even the most hardened of charades experts.

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