Series 1 – Episode 2
|The Dunce Cap or hat if you wish was not always symbolic to making someone stand in the corner due to them being referred to as a Dunce! Nope, it was actually invented by John Duns Scotus a Scottish philosopher who actually believed that the wearing of a pointed hat made your intelligence travel to the top of your head!|
|Okay … now we all know that TP aka Toilet Paper is in short supply – but there is NO need to panic – no way! There is an alternative resource your can turn your bottom towards … corn cobs! Yes indeed, early American settlers and the Mayans were rather partial to this delic’arsy!|
|The Statue of Liberty used to be a fully functional Lighthouse between the years of 1886 – 1901 and ships that were 24 miles away at the time could see the lights at the statues base!|
|If you really want to understand ‘unkindness’ make it a point to talk to a flock of ravens about the subject! Why? Because a flock of ravens isn’t called a flock – it’s called an Unkindness!|
|OK probably actually means not okay at all, or even falsely okay, otherside it is mostly common talk for fake words – it’s not actually a real word! Maybe it just means ‘All correct’ like ‘orl – korrect’. Martin Van Buren used it a lot when campaigning and basically it stuck … OK?|
Catch you next time, thanks for reading!