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Talk Like a Pirate Day - Everything You Need To Know



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST September 19, 2017


Today marks the 15th ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’, yes this is a real day. Talk Like a Pirate Day, or TLAPD, was created by two men, John Baur and Mark Summers, who used incorporate ‘pirate’ dialect into thei...

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Brits are baffled by 'Cheese tea' trend in China



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , UK, FOOD September 18, 2017


Even the combination of cheese and tea photographed above would be a bit strange to most British people. But at least they're not in the same cup! Photo credit - Pixabay   British people are confused by a trend of drinking ...

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Channel 4 News "Loves Nathan"



THAT'S ODD, UK, THE WEEKEND SHOW September 15, 2017


Earlier this evening a bizarre series of tweets started to come from the official Channel 4 News Twitter account. One Tweet gave a “shoutout” to Nathan, before professing their love for him. Sadly Phil only got a ...

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China UK co-operation is good for the Spoon-billed Sandpiper



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , UK September 11, 2017


The Spoon-billed Sandpiper is a critically endangered bird, and has even been modelled out of lego. Photo credit - Pixabay   There's good news for a critically endangered bird thanks to co-operation between China and the UK...

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Lady in China wins the Guinness record for longest eyelashes



THAT'S ODD, CHINA , UK, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST September 08, 2017


Guinness World Records - originally the Guinness Book of Records - the ultimate authority on record-breaking achievements, started out as an idea for a book of facts to solve arguments in pubs.   You Jianxia of Changzhou, J...

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