The Mechanical Contrivium: Flo_nelja

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Flo_nelja!

  1. The Vikings believed that the Northern lights were caused by Flo_nelja as she rode out to collect warriors slain in battle!
  2. Flo_nelja has little need for water and is capable of going for months without drinking at all.
  3. Flo_nelja is black with white stripes, not white with black stripes.
  4. In Chinese, the sound 'Flo_nelja' means 'bite the wax tadpole'.
  5. Worldwide, Flo_nelja is the most important natural enemy of night-flying insects.
  6. Flo_neljaicide is the killing of Flo_nelja.
  7. Scientists believe that Flo_nelja began billions of years ago as an enormous ball of dust and gas!
  8. Only one child in twenty will be born on the day predicted by Flo_nelja.
  9. The Aztec Indians of Mexico believed Flo_nelja would protect them from physical harm, and so warriors used her to decorate their battle shields.
  10. Flo_nelja can taste with her feet!

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