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Scope Series 4 RTÉ Two, Thursday, 7.00pm

Celebrity: The Futureheads

In episode 5, the gang caught up with Sunderland pop stars the Futureheads who got all misty-eyed talking about their favourite invention - bread?!

Here are some fun facts we learned along the way:

1. Bread is the oldest prepared food. Egyptians were selling it 3,000 years ago.

2. Sliced bread was invented in 1912

3. The best invention since sliced bread is wrapped sliced bread, introduced in 1928.

4. 25 million tons of bread are eaten in Europe each year.

5. Ireland and Britain eat less bread than our European counterparts.

 

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