Thought for the month

“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” Probably W.L. Sheldon, US lecturer on ethics (1858 – 1907) rather than Ernest Hemingway.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Rudolf the red nose reindeer

Apparently Rudolph’s nose (and other reindeer's) is red because it is richly supplied with red blood cells, comprises a highly dense microcirculation, and is therefore anatomically and physiologically adapted for carrying out any flying duties for Mr S Claus.

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