October has been a poor months for facts so far, so why not tell us a truth about yourselves by clicking on the comment box below? In the meantime, here are some, er, "amazing" facts about Friday, October 22: » It's four years since two martial arts experts in Taiwan set a world record by pulling an 11-ton lorry a distances of 12 inches - using their willies! We'd like to see them breaking bricks in half . . .
» Eastenders pub landlady Sharon Watts topped a poll of Britain's dream bosses three years ago. We'd rather have her as a landlord, what with the seemingly tardis-like apartment she owns.
» Today in 1969, Paul McCartney made an official denial of the persistent rumour he had been killed in a car crash.
» More rumours! This time being that the Spice Girls had split up today in 2001. For anyone still unsure: They did.
» Happy birthday to: wild haired actor Christopher Lloyd (66), tall actor Jeff Goldblum (52), and growly singer Shaggy (36).
» Unrelated fact of the day: The right arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty has crossed the Atlantic Ocean three times.
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According to Marxist theory, cultural forms such as opera, classical music and the literary works of Shakespeare all fall under the heading of high culture. Low culture refers to a wide variety of cultural themes that are characterised by their consumption by the masses.
We might not be Marxists, but we do know we loved Footballers Wives. If you do too, you'll know what this is all about.