Sunday, February 12, 2012

Things I learned this week 12 Feb 2012

  • We have no problem making fortunes with oil and gas, but balk at the idea of a well 500m from our home.
  • Canaries were named after the Canary Islands, where they were found, which were named after the dog (canis).
  • The ruling Conservatives in Canada truly understand irony, denying the Green party leader a chance to pay tribute to Vaclav Havel, a champion of free speech.
  • There's a trio of hotel / casinos on the Nevada side of the Utah/Nevada border west of Salt Lake and they'll fly you there direct from Calgary.
  • China has 64 million, new, unused homes. They are waiting for new residents.
  • You can get free long distance in Canada from a free phone app even when your cell providers are bastards.
  • During my lifetime, I will make approximately 10,000 gallons of urine.
  • In Quebec, the stop signs say 'ArrĂȘt'. In France, they say 'Stop'.

2 comments:

christine said...

Which phone app is that?

Karl Plesz said...

Dell Voice.