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Day: November 3, 2015

Avocado Prices Are Set To Rise: This Is Not A Drill
ENGLISH, Life Style

Avocado Prices Are Set To Rise: This Is Not A Drill

    Brace yourselves fellow avocado fans, we have some rather distressing news. According to a new report in trade magazine The Grocer, the price of avocados in set to soar due to high demand and lack of supply. The report states that sales of avocados are up by as much as 25% since last year in the UK. At the same time, avocado producers in the Mediterranean have been hit by El Nino - the weather pattern that causes adverse conditions such as colder winters - which has made production more difficult. Sandra Kajda, category buyer for fruit and vegetable supplier Reynolds, told the magazine the poor weather could cause production to fall by 30% this year, which will only increase prices further. She added that high demand for avocados was down to the fact that the fruit has bec...
11 things about Britain that foreigners get totally wrong
ENGLISH, London

11 things about Britain that foreigners get totally wrong

    Like every country, Britain has its own culture that's best experienced firsthand. But novelties such as the Royal Family and "Downton Abbey" have somewhat skewed perceptions of what Britain and its culture are really like. So when one Quora user asked, "What are some things foreigners believe about England that the English know are laughably way off?" we couldn't resist putting together a list of the best answers, as well as some of our own 1. British dentistry isn't that bad. Everyone from "The Simpsons" to "Austin Powers" has made reference to Britain's supposedly disastrous dentistry. But OECD figures revealed that the average number of missing teeth for a 12-year-old in the UK was 0.7, one of the best ratings in the world. In the US, it was 1.3. Another study by the O...