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Caerphilly Cheese became popular throughout it's native South Wales because it glows in the dark. Coal miners would often carry a piece to light their working day, then eat it on the way home.
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.
Cheese is a great conductor of electricity and has been used to join pieces of wire together. if the cheese is touched however a shock will be incurred. a wooden box is advisable if this is to be done.
When people talk of 'Holy Cheese', they don't mean cheese that has been blessed by the vicar and sprayed with holy water. They simply mean cheese with holes in it. However, blessed cheese has been proven to ward off evil spirits. Or garlic or something.
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The Lake District
on 19th February, 2004
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Ascending Helvllyn (the one with snow on and covered in cloud)
French Chevre conquers Helvllyn despite visibly atrocious weather in mid February