If you've ever stepped inside a big park in the UK (Hyde Park, for example), you have probably encountered a swan. At which point someone around you will readily serve up the following fact: All swans are the property of the Queen, and killing one is an act of treason. Obscure? Yes. The Law Commission, the body responsible for pruning the statute book, will tell you that there indeed was a law regarding Queen's mute swan, which does state that killing it is unlawful, but certainly isn't (and never has been) an act of treason. There are a number of laws that are still technically in effect today that are, quite frankly, ridiculous. See if you can guess which.
Charlie took to the written word like a fish takes to water. That is to say; they found themselves immersed in literature from before they were born. They've been known to tell their friends how they can still remember the passages their parents read to them when they were in utero - Emily Dickinson, Jane Austen, and a bit of Hunter S. Thompson thrown in to balance it out. Charlie keeps their feet wet, whether they're whipping up pithy one-liners to tease your brain or busy working on their second novel (the first one is available on Amazon under a pen name they refuse to disclose). You’re sure to get a kick out of giggle-worthy explanations and outrageous hints, and still come away feeling like you’ve just expanded your knowledge base.
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