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 Sunday, September 24, 2006

Six stunningly tedious lists

London's shortest bus routes (all less than 2½ miles long)
389 Western Way - Barnet; 399 Hadley Wood - Barnet; 327 Waltham Cross (circular); 379 Yardley Lane Estate - Chingford; 507 Waterloo - Victoria; R9 Ramsden - Orpington; H2 Hampstead Garden Suburb - Golders Green; 129 Greenwich - North Greenwich

The middle names of the 12 astronauts to walk on the Moon
Alden, Eugene; Peter, LaVern; Bartlett, Dean; Randolph, Benson; Watts, Moss; Andrew, Hagan

Scottish Motorways
M8 Edinburgh - Greenock; M9 Edinburgh - Dunblane; M73 Uddingston - Mollinsburn; M74/A74(M) Glasgow - Gretna; M77 Glasgow - Malletsheugh; M80 Glasgow - Stirling; M90 Dunfermline - Perth; A823(M) Inverkeithing - Rosyth; M876 Denny - Kincardine; M898 Erskine - Erskine Bridge

English monarchs who died on a Wednesday
Canute, Edward the Confessor, John, Henry III, Henry VI, Edward IV, James II, George VI

British decimal coins in order of weight
½p (1.78g); new 5p (3.25g); 1p (3.56g); 20p (5g); old 5p (5.65g); new 10p (6.50g); 2p (7.13g); new 50p (8g); £1 (9.50g); old 10p (11.31g); old 50p (13.5g); £2 (15.98g)

UK postal districts which are also official two-letter Scrabble words
BA Bath; CH Chester; DA Dartford; EH Edinburgh; EN Enfield; EX Exeter; FY Blackpool; GU Guildford; HA Harrow; KA Kilmarnock; KY Kirkcaldy; LA Lancaster; ME Medway; NE Newcastle; OX Oxford; PA Paisley; PH Perth; PO Portsmouth; SO Southampton; ST Stoke-on-Trent; TA Taunton; YO York

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