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 Wednesday, November 18, 2020

All the islands I've ever been to
• Great Britain
• Holy, Inner Farne
• Sheppey, Canvey, Two Tree, Mersea
• Wight, Portsea, Brownsea, Portland
• Bute, Lewis/Harris, Scalpay, Berneray
• Anglesey
• Guernsey, Alderney, Herm
• Man
• Ireland
• Iceland
• Zealand, Amager, Peberholm
• Lanzarote
• Long, Manhattan, Roosevelt
• Alcatraz, Angel, Yerba Buena

Numbers that aren't UK motorways
7, 10, 12-17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 28-31, 33-39, 41, 43, 44, 46, 47, 51, 52, 59, 63, 64, 68, 70-72, 75, 76, 78, 79, 81-89, 91-99

Guinness Book of Records chapters (number of pages)

The Human World (57)
Sport (56)
The Natural World (25)
The Mechanical World (22)
The World's Structures (20)
Human Achievements (17)
The Animal Kingdom (14)
The Scientific World (11)
The Human Being (10)
The Business World (10)
The Universe (5)
Accidents and Disasters (5)
Sports & Games (86)
Human World (30)
Living World (30)
Transport (28)
Arts and Entertainment (24)
Buildings and Structures (20)
Earth and Space (18)
Human Being (16)
Science and Technology (16)
Business World (14)
Human Achievements (14)
Sports (34)
Recordology (26)
Arts & Media (24)
Animals (24)
Society (22)
Robots (22)
Tech & Engineering (20)
Planet Earth (20)
Humans (16)
Spirit of Adventure (16)
Viral Sports (10)

The closest Croydon tram stops
1) Reeves Corner → Centrale (0.29km)
2) Church Street → Centrale (0.31km)
3) King Henry's Drive → New Addington (0.37km)
4) Phipps Bridge → Belgrave Walk (0.38km)
5) George Street → Church Street (0.39km)

The unclosest Croydon tram stops
1) Sandilands → Lloyd Park (1.59km)
1) Lloyd Park → Coombe Lane (1.59km)
3) Coombe Lane → Gravel Hill (1.38km)
4) Beckenham Junction → Beckenham Road (1.22km)
5) Mitcham → Mitcham Junction (1.12km)

Weights of Cup-A-Soup 4 Packs
122g Cream Of Vegetable (with croutons)
117g Cream Of Asparagus (with croutons)
110g Chicken & Vegetable (with croutons)
107g Creamy Potato & Leek
104g Tomato & Vegetable (with croutons)
104g Tomato & Basil
101g Broccoli & Cauliflower
  99g Cream Of Mushroom (with croutons)
  94g Minestrone (with croutons)
  94g Chicken Noodle
  93g Tomato
  88g Beef & Tomato
  86g Chicken & Leek
  82g Golden Vegetable
  81g Chicken
  78g Oxtail

The cheapest item in the Autumn 2002 Argos catalogue
p100: Ladies expanding bracelet watch (£9.99)
p200: 6 'Reactive Glaze Green' footed mugs (£8.99)
p300: Baby George lean mean fat reducing grilling machine (£29.95)
p400: Bentwood chair with webbed seat and back rest (£59.99)
p500: Double wardrobe (one adjustable shelf) (£169.99)
p600: Dolphin design 4 piece towel set (£12.99)
p700: Sanyo WN5 24" widescreen TV (£349.99)
p800: BT Easicom 1000 (email/SMS/fax/phone) (£39.99)
p900: 4-way trailing socket (1m cable) (£1.99)
p1000: 40 piece toy dining set (age 3+) (£4.99)
p1100: 5ft 'natural' Canadian Christmas tree (£8.99)

BBC1 fifty years ago today
1.30 Camberwick Green
1.45 News and Weather
4.20 Play School
4.40 Jackanory (Mrs Pepperpot)
4.55 The Snow Queen
5.15 Screen Test
5.44 The Magic Roundabout
5.50 News and Weather
6.00 Nationwide
6.45 The Doctors
    7.10 Tom and Jerry
  7.20 Star Trek
  8.10 Softly Softly
  9.00 Nine O'Clock News
  9.20 Sportsnight with Coleman
10.15 24 Hours
10.50 The 1970 Professional Latin Dance Championships of Europe
11.20 The Sky at Night
11.35 Weather and Closedown

London's best Christmas ice rinks (2020)

Roman numerals that are also airport codes
» CDI (Brazil), CDL (Alaska), CIX (Peru), CLI (Wisconsin), CLV (Brazil), CLX (Argentina), CMI (Illinois), CML (Australia), CMV (New Zealand), CMX (Michigan), CVI (Argentina), CXI (Kiribati), CXL (California)
» DCI (Italy), DIV (Ivory Coast), DLI (Vietnam), DLV (Australia)
» LII (Indonesia), LIV (Alaska), LVI (Zambia)
» MCC (California), MCI (Missouri), MCV (Australia), MCX (Russia), MDC (Indonesia), MDI (Nigeria), MDL (Myanmar), MDV (Gabon), MDX (Argentina), MII (Brazil), MIV (New Jersey), MIX (Colombia), MLI (Illinois), MLV (Australia), MLX (Turkey), MMC (Mexico), MMI (Tennessee), MMM (Australia), MMV (Papua New Guinea), MMX (Sweden), MVI (Papua New Guinea), MXC (Utah), MXI (Philippines), MXL (Mexico), MXV (Mongolia)
» VII (Vietnam)

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