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# surprise

All time
# bum note
11 unlikely people who have won Grammys
We were surprised to hear that Hillary Clinton has one… as have Alvin and the Chipmunks.
# surprise
Cox to start in attack with Keane - reports
Giovanni Trapattoni has demonstrated his penchant for eccentric team selections once again.
# surprise
United ease to win, as City suffer shock loss
Alex Ferguson’s men had not one, but two reasons to celebrate today.
# Donation
Nursing home finds gun in donated piano
The gun was only discovered years after the piano had been donated.
Surprise! Fans of Japanese girl band discover one singer's not real
The latest member of pop act AKB 48 was unveiled in a television commercial for sweets.
# surprise
Private investigator tracks down homeless man... and gives him a fortune
Surprise! Investigator says man is still in shock over the news.
# Teachers
Surprise! Secondary teachers to face unannounced inspections
Currently teachers receive advance warning of an inspector’s visit, but this is set to change.
# surprise
Mother gives birth in back of taxi on busy Belfast road
Little Isaac Fegan decided that he didn’t want to wait until his mum and dad got to the hospital before he made his entrance into the world.