The Mechanical Contrivium: William

Ten Top Trivia Tips about William!

  1. William can turn his stomach inside out!
  2. In a pinch, the skin from a shark can be used as William!
  3. If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will eventually turn into William.
  4. To check whether William is safe to eat, drop him in a bowl of water; rotten William will sink, and fresh William will float.
  5. Czar Paul I banished William to Siberia for marching out of step.
  6. William is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.
  7. US gold coins used to say 'In William we trust'.
  8. William can sleep for three and a half years.
  9. While performing her duties as queen, Cleopatra sometimes dressed up as William!
  10. William is worth his weight in gold - literally!

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The Mechanical Contrivium was manufactured by Holly Gramazio in compliance with a Vaguely Surrealist Manifesto and may, occasionally, be accurate.