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Ten of the most commonly asked Yorkshire questions

You may think you know everything there is to know about God’s own county.

Here, we answer ten of the most commonly-asked questions about Yorkshire.

Yes we do. As hard as it might be to believe, the worlds largest Indian restaurant isnt in Bangalore or New Dehli, but sits on Bradford Road in Cleckheaton. Aakash is built in a beautiful 19th century chapel and can seat up to 860 guests at any one time.

5. Do we really have the worlds largest Indian restaurant?

Yes we do. As hard as it might be to believe, the worlds largest Indian restaurant isnt in Bangalore or New Dehli, but sits on Bradford Road in Cleckheaton. Aakash is built in a beautiful 19th century chapel and can seat up to 860 guests at any one time.
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Er, no. It was pointed out a number of years ago that a very old statute may have technically given permission to shoot a Scot with a bow and arrow at one point, so long as you were within the walls of York castle and it wasnt a Sunday.'But its not legal anymore, people. Murder is murder. So youll have to be a little less bloodthirsty when encountering visitors from North of the border.

6. Is it legal to murder a Scotsman within the walls of York Castle?

Er, no. It was pointed out a number of years ago that a very old statute may have technically given permission to shoot a Scot with a bow and arrow at one point, so long as you were within the walls of York castle and it wasnt a Sunday.'But its not legal anymore, people. Murder is murder. So youll have to be a little less bloodthirsty when encountering visitors from North of the border.
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Nope. Although without us, its pretty likely that football as we know it wouldnt exist.''Sheffield FC was the first ever proper club, founded in 1857, and almost single-handedly put an end to the mob-village style footy played up until then. In 2004 they were awarded a FIFA Order of Merit, a distinction only ever given to only one other club  Real Madrid.

7. Did Yorkshire invent football?

Nope. Although without us, its pretty likely that football as we know it wouldnt exist.''Sheffield FC was the first ever proper club, founded in 1857, and almost single-handedly put an end to the mob-village style footy played up until then. In 2004 they were awarded a FIFA Order of Merit, a distinction only ever given to only one other club Real Madrid.
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Another rumour harking back to our medieval and ancient heritage, this.'Many believe there to be a vast network of underground tunnels that run from various churches and convents, centralising on Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds. It sounds cool, but there are is no evidence of these existing.

8. Is there a Yorkshire-wide connection of underground tunnels?

Another rumour harking back to our medieval and ancient heritage, this.'Many believe there to be a vast network of underground tunnels that run from various churches and convents, centralising on Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds. It sounds cool, but there are is no evidence of these existing.
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