Fascinating facts: part 7

  • Mary Queen of Scots was the first woman to play golf.
  • The modern game of conkers is believed to have evolved from an earlier version played with snail shells and was first recorded in 1848.
  • The average oak tree sheds 700,000 leaves each autumn.
  • In the next 40 years we will need to produce as much food as we have in the lsat 8,000 years.
  • Half the world’s population has seen at least one James Bond movie.
  • Pueblo Indian women could divorce their husband simply by leaving his moccasins on the doorstep.
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