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"This is the first time where we have had someone, a wine expert, who doesn't want to insure their tastebuds, but feels his nose is more important than his palette," Jonathan Thomas, accident and health underwriter at the Watkins Syndicate, which co-insured the policy, told the Guardian. "The nose and sense of smell of a winemaker are as important as the fingers of a chef."
With 537 motor vehicles per 1000 people, Poland ranks as 26th in the World.
A very bizarre rule but one which is absolutely authentic. Nigel Cawthorne, author of The Strange Laws of Old England, explains: "Anyone who dies there is technically entitled to a state funeral. If they see you looking a bit sick they carry you out quickly."