By Jack Goldstein
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Snakes are deaf (only sensing vibration through their tongue and belly) and they would never drink milk! If you enjoy reading about Sherlock Holmes and aren’t too fussed about the quality, there are more than 50,000 fan fiction stories available on the net. Beware however, as not all of them are particularly savoury... In the stories, Sherlock believes that the mind has a finite capacity for knowledge, and therefore strives to only consider things he sees as important. When he is astonished to hear from Watson that the Earth revolves around the sun, he tells him he will now instantly try to forget it as it is a useless factoid.
Recreational drugs (that are illegal now but weren’t then) were popular during the time the stories were written - hence Holmes being partial to a bit of morphine and cocaine! Holmes is a master of disguise and even fooled Watson once whilst going incognito as a stooped old man. Holmes lived at 221b Baker Street London (now in NW1 6XE). Sherlock never acquired a degree, despite spending long periods of time at university studying a range of subjects. Unusual Adaptations Here are the ten strangest adaptations of Sherlock Holmes as voted for by a panel of experts.
Wodehouse novel Psmith, Journalist. Holmes does however say the other ‘most famous’ phrase which is “when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth”. Just like his creator, Sherlock believes in fairies, ghosts and Spiritualism. Sherlock has a brother called Mycroft, said to be more intelligent than him - but much fatter and lazier! Holmes trained as a bare-knuckle boxer - Watson once refers to him as the ‘finest of his weight’. This helps him beat his opponents when it comes to a punch-up.
101 Amazing Sherlock Holmes Facts by Jack Goldstein