“Why is the Allen Key so called? – Answer: “It isn’t. It’s called a “hex socket key” (hex short for “hexagonal”). The hex key, or at least its means of manufacture, was devised by the Allen Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut, and patented in 1910. It was produced as the companion piece to the company’s hexagonal socket screws.Read more
“Spam is a waste of the receivers’ time, and, a waste of the sender’s optimism.”
WHEN – When you don’t want to get out of bed, but you need something to do when you’re sitting there.
At 07:15 AM my bedroom was lamp-lit and cosy, I’d been awake for just over an hour. The howling wind, combined with the heavy rain that was bouncing off my window made me reluctant to leave my warm and comfortable bed, so I crawled over it and poured a second mug of coffee.
I’d already checked my WP e-mail account, and my Reader, I’d made my comments, and I’d clicked Like. I’d also browsed Houzz and viewed those grand houses with their stunning makeovers.
I picked up my iPad again – How interesting that even at this hour my newly published scheduled post had received twenty visitors from India!
The penny soon dropped, and I logged into the WP Dashboard and checked the Spam folder. Read More…