Ponder PointsSo how did we come to think of a ' clue' as a hint for something' ...
So how did we come to think of a ' clue' as a hint for something' Well, it's easy the word clue actually means a ball of yarn' if you remember in the old fable.. A fellow by the name of Theseus figured out how to escape from the labyrinth by unraveling a ball of yarn...read more
You might have guessed that it took 214 crates to transport the Statue of Liberty from France to New York in 1885. Jim Capone, the older brother of the infamous Al Capone was known as Richard ' Two Gun' Hart because he was a lawman in the state of Nebraska. Red Foley,...read more
In the old days the butterfly was known as the ' flutterby makes more sense to me ..How about you' Those brushes that artists use called camel-hair brushes.reported to me that they aren't made out of camels hair at all' invented by some guy whose last name was Camel....read more
If you want your bug spray to be effective the best time to use it is at 4PM. The Department of Agriculture says that's the time insects are the most active. Go get 'em. So where'd we get the word ''grocer'' It originally meant a person involved in the wholesale...read more
So when you think it's hot' you call it the 'dog days of summer' why' Blame it on the Romans because they thought the hottest days of the summer were caused by a star called Sirius, otherwise known as the Dog Star. For some reason I'd always thought they were longer....read more
Soldier's uniforms if you'll recall, from your history books or movies, those in use up until the Napoleonic wars were bright and colorful. They changed after this time period with the advent of guns and better firearms. Colors weren't so important in the days when...read more