The Mechanical Contrivium: Swankivy

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Swankivy!

  1. Swankivy once came third in a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest.
  2. Swankivy is 1500 years older than the pyramids.
  3. The opposite sides of swankivy always add up to seven.
  4. Swankivy can only be destroyed by intense heat, and is impermeable even to acid.
  5. Swankivy has only one weakness - the colour yellow.
  6. Baby swans are called swankivy.
  7. Early thermometers were filled with swankivy instead of mercury!
  8. Humans share over 98 percent of their DNA with swankivy.
  9. Duelling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are swankivy.
  10. Swankivy is the sacred animal of Thailand!

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