Things I Have Learned This Week 003

Things That Would Be Helpful in a Pub Quiz

♥ The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the 1920s.

♥ A tetraconch is a building, usually a church, with four apses, of equal size, in each direction. The Zvartnots Cathedral in Armenia is an example of one.

♥ The –super-Mare part of Weston-super-Mare is Latin for ‘upon sea’. It was added to the name Weston to distinguish it from other places with the same name.

♥ The word toponymy means the study of place names.

♥ The Solway Spaceman mystery involves a photograph of a child, taken by her father on a day out, that has a man in what seems to be a spacesuit standing behind her. It has never been discovered who or what the figure is.

Things That Wouldn’t Be Helpful in a Pub Quiz

♥ Talking to Rob while he’s asleep is actually the funniest thing.

♥ Buying the soundtrack to Pride will result in dance parties in my living room. Sometimes these will involve Anna and Isla, sometimes they will be solitary affairs. They will always be entertaining.

♥ Little Mix are a lot of fun to watch live.

♥ I seem to have developed something of an intolerance to Weetabix.

3 thoughts on “Things I Have Learned This Week 003

  1. Jeez, I live 30 minutes drive from Weston and I didn’t know that either!
    Really liking these posts though – it means I learn something every week as well! 🙂 xx

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