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It’s Wednesday the 12th December, 2012 and on this day back in 1953 - Charles Yeager became the first person to travel two and a half times the speed of sound.
The joke of the day: A mother carefully explained to her young daughter how children were created. She used the expression “carrying a child” instead of “pregnant,” but the girl seemed satisfied.
Sometime later, a terrible fire broke out in the neighbourhood, and the girl stood by watching. Here is how she described the scene to her parents: “There was this big fire, and a fireman ran into the house, and when he came out, he was pregnant.”
In the news: A DAY before South Korean rap sensation PSY brings his Gangnam Style to Thailand, scores of inmates have danced to the hit behind barbed wire and bars in a Bangkok prison.
Officials said the program was to relieve inmates' stress and help them keep fit.
Did you know: If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
The random question of the day: When you’re eating out, do you use a knife and fork to eat chips off a plate or your fingers?
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