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    Henry VIII's Love Life, And 19 Other Useless Things We All Learned At School

    Who is Pythagoras, and why did we all learn his Theorem?

    I thoroughly enjoyed school, but we really did learn some useless things from time to time.

    Instead of learning about taxes and credit scores, we learnt how to draw Venn Diagrams.

    Here are 19 pretty useless things we were taught back in the day....

    1. That the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

    2. How to over analyse literature.

    3. Long Division.

    4. How to play the recorder.

    5. Pythagoras’ Theorem.

    6. The Periodic Table.

    7. Latin.

    8. How to put a condom on a banana.

    9. Sex Education in general.

    10. Trigonometry.

    11. How to dissect an animal.

    12. Algebra.

    13. Useless phrases in another language.

    14. The order of the planets.

    15. Henry VIII’s relationship history.

    16. How to bake cupcakes and biscuits.

    17. The different types of rocks.

    18. The "I before E except after C" rule.

    19. Anything to do with bunsen burners.

    20. And finally, Venn diagrams.

    Don't forget to tell us the most useless thing you learned at school in the comments!