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22 Delightfully Geeky Facts About The River Thames

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Pooh Sticks is a sport first mentioned in The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne. It is played on any bridge over running water. Each player drops a stick on the upstream side of a bridge and the one whose stick first appears on the downstream side is the winner.
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Pooh Sticks is a sport first mentioned in The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne. It is played on any bridge over running water. Each player drops a stick on the upstream side of a bridge and the one whose stick first appears on the downstream side is the winner.

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Q ships were heavily armed merchant ships with hidden weaponry, designed to trick submarines into making surface attacks.
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Q ships were heavily armed merchant ships with hidden weaponry, designed to trick submarines into making surface attacks.

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