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Before the discovery of penicillin, mouldy cheese was used as a cure-all. It was the "miracle drug" of pre-penicillin days, and would cure almost anything except for mouldy cheese poisoning, which was usually fatal.
Arthur G Woodchuck Jr (b 1953), from the USA, was the first person to shoot a bullet straight through a hole in piece of Swiss cheese 3 feet wide in 1987. More remarkably, Arthur is blind and managed it only with his keen sense of smell.
Cold-rolled cheddar has fiteen times the tensile strength of mild cheddar.
Hedgehogs tend to eat cheese rather than fish, given the choice
no-one ac-tu-all-y knows how many edams it would take to go around the world twice. If they claim they do they are lying.
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Roman legionaries used cheese extensively to build with, and while in Britain actually created a predecessor to Hadrian's wall from cheese. This knowledge was lost during the 'Dark Ages' and was never ressurected during the Renaissance.
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