Bonus Fact of the Week, No. 6
February 25th, 2012 by slangon

In an effort to get my readers to learn a little something about something other than baseball cards, which is after all, a little children’s pursuit and a colossal waste of time, I present to you this Bonus Fact of the Week.

I’m feeling too lazy to try and come up with some kind of theme for this weeks Bonus Fact, so here’s a cave. Now go crawl in it.

1924 W.D. & H.O. Wills Do You Know, 2nd Series of 50 #39

When I was a kid, I learned that to remember the difference between stalactites and stalagmites, remember the “T” and the “M”. A “T” has a line with another line hanging down from it, so stalactites hang from the ceiling. An “M” is mad of 2 triangular shapes pointing upwards, so a stalagmite comes up from the ground.

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