Because I’m too busy for anything else… (via):
# Charles Lindbergh took only four sandwiches with him on his famous transatlantic flight.
# Moon was Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name. (Buzz Aldrin was the second man o n the moon in 1969.)
# “Freelance” comes from a knight whose lance was free for hire, i.e. not pledged to one master.)
# A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
# Twelve or more cows are known as a “flink.”
# The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infra-red and ultra-violet light.
# Goat’s eyes have rectangular pupils.
# The correct response to the Irish greeting, “Top of the morning to you,” is “and the rest of the day to yourself.”
Now bugger off and leave me in peace.