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Quirky News

‘Wizard of Oz’ dress withdrawn from auction, the largest wave ever surfed, and double-digit number plates in demand…

A Victorian set with the simple number ‘14’ were sold on Tuesday night for $2,383,500. And if you think that’s expensive, apparently the single digits are where the big money’s at…

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S'Quiz Yourself

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Reckon you know which sport popstar-turned-athlete Cody Simpson will compete in for Oz at this year’s Commonwealth Games? Have a crack at the Squiz Quiz.

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Squiz The Day

26 May 2022

National Sorry Day

Chardonnay Day

Birthdays for Stevie Nicks (1948), Lenny Kravitz (1964), Helena Bonham Carter (1966), and Lauryn Hill (1975)

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