Humerous naming conventions and other #FridayFunFacts
Ahoy fun facters! I say ahoy, because it very nearly became the standard method of greeting when making a phone call, so why not use it online?
In other funny-terms news, Greece's Olympic Airlines used 'Icarus' as the name of its frequent flier program. (Icarus, you might recall, was the one who flew too close to the sun so his wings melted and he fell to his death. Who makes wings out of wax anyway?)
A much friendlier and sensible name crops up in the world of chocolate - the 'Snickers' bar was named after the Mars family's favourite horse, 'Snickers', who probably wasn't at all like his usual self when he was hungry.
And staying on the farm, the ever whimsical Irish call the Milky Way 'The Fair Cow's Path'.
One last crazy name - the Kray twins were the last official prisoners to be held in the Tower of London in 1952 for avoiding national service. Our ever quippy developer, Dan, pointed out that their first mistake was admitting to being twins. They should have pretended to be one person and starred in a great prison break story.
The current American flag, arguably one of the most attractive in the world, was designed by a high school student for a project. He got a B-.
Finally, a not-so-fun but fascinating fact, 73% of married people say they would leave their spouse for a chance with the one that got away. Would you?