12 Facts That Surprise Better Than Any BBC Storylines

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Did you know that on hot summer days, you can often see drunk bees? That one of the most popular fish dishes can cause terrible hallucinations? Or that the man who created Sherlock Holmes managed to solve a few difficult, real-life crime cases? If the answer to all these questions is “no,” then — read on, and prepare to be amazed!

Today, Bright Side presents a selection of incredible facts for you that will surprise even a hardened cynic.

3. In the Past People Used Cemeteries, Not Parks, For Recreation.

In 19th century Europe and America, public parks were still few and far between. So, people spent their leisure hours in other available green spots, like cemeteries. Back in those days, it wasn’t uncommon to see a woman reading a book while leaning on a tombstone, or a family having a picnic next to a picturesque crypt.

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3. In the past people used cemeteries, not parks, for recreation.
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