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In the Middle Ages strands of locally produced cheese were woven into vests which were both warm and provided a tasty cheesy snack when times were hard
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.
Baby Bell was awarded sexiest cheese 2004 in "lads mag" "FHC" - Stilton was a close 2nd with red leicester winning the "cheese next door" title.
"Your own personal cheesus" is an old favourite by the grand-daddies of pop, Depeche Mode
Before the crazy experiments with papyrus which led to the development of what we know as paper, early civilization wrote with an angled-nib pen on cheese tablets. Clay casts of these tablets have been found throughout modern day Iraq.
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Rugby balls are made from edam. However, in the old days a pig's bladder would be used but it wasn't very nice to nibble on at half-time
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