We had a situation the other day where we were faced with drinking wine but didn’t have wine glasses available. So the glasses were removed from the dishwasher and cleaned by hand. It just didn’t seem right otherwise. This article on Today I Found Out deals with the very question: Why Is Wine Almost Always …

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Turns out the survival rate for falling out of a plane without a parachute may be slightly higher than that of being a Presbyterian minister in South Australia. (That’s a joke. It may be true, but it’s still a joke.) This post on Today I Found Out is about how best to survive a parachuteless …

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This video from Today I Found Out is about the differences between bees, wasps, and hornets. So, hornets are a type of wasp, and wasps can be either social or solitary. And after their working life wasps spend their time waiting to die getting drunk. Or something like that. Watch the video.

Another of life’s big questions: where did the practice of using the phrase “sic ‘em” to command dogs to attack come from? No mention of where the succinct Australian variation “skitch” come from though. The phrase seems based in older language usage, but how do these sorts of things find themselves in popular usage: “Sick,” …

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