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And now for the answers: The Hundred Years War actually lasted 116 years; Panama hats are made in Ecuador, you get cat gut from sheep and horses, Russians celebrate the October Revolution in November, a camel's hair brush is made from squirrel fur, the Canary Islands are named after dogs, the first name of King George VI was Albert, a purple finch is crimson, Chinese gooseberries are from New Zealand and a black box is orange.
There's a gruesome lumber pump, used to drain fluid from the spine, and the cat gut used for stitching wounds.
It is a question of the potency of the instrument and its beautiful sherry colour which makes a non-player like me wonder at the fact that such sweet melodies issue forth from what is basically varnished wood and cat gut.
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Barrister Sally McLachlan, 50, from north London, claims Mr Fergusson ignored repeated warnings about her allergy to cat gut and used it to stitch her after a hysterectomy.