Monthly Archives: May 2018

A song I learned many years ago when I first started playing guitar was “Flowers Are Red” by Harry Chapin – about a little boy on his first day of school and his interactions with his teacher. Many people know it by it’s resounding chorus, the lyrics of which go: And she said Flowers are…

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Bumblebees Can’t Fly – and yet they do! Actually that phrase is scientifically incorrect however, being short and stubby, the bumblebee doesn’t look very flight-worthy and in the 1930s, French entomologist August Magnan noted that the insect’s flight is actually impossible, a notion that has stuck in popular consciousness since then. But clearly it’s not…

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