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Predictions for the year

All IJN's predictions for 2011 came true, making our experts among the most accurate forecasters in the world.

YES: Sport: there will be sport in 2011.

YES: Politics: there will be politics during 2011

YES: Fruit: six new varieties of kumquat will be discovered in 2011

???: Economy: there will be an economy in 2011 [only just]




Our predictions for 2012
  • A horse called Jam will win the Grand National
  • There will be a rush on cheese in June as shortages begin to bite
  • 16 will be the most popular number for breakfast foods
  • The most popular fruit will be beans
  • Queen Hurrid of Swydun will marry a badger

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