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Bananas must never be eaten monkey-style at the table.

Debrett's Guide to Modern Manners, which advises cutting the fruit into small discs.

Half the children in Britain are from broken homes and so sexually sophisticated that they make Bill Clinton look virginal.

Broadcaster John Humphrys.

I had spent 25 years learning how to breathe and ended up with lead poisoning.

Actor Terence Stamp explaining why he left London to live abroad.

I would have won if I'd known.

Silver medal-winning decathlete Dean Macey on discovering there was prize money at the World Championships.

The Teletubbies are like chocolate. They are so sweet and so addictive that children find they can no longer do without them.

German paediatric researcher Dr Karin Boehm-Duerr.