The Mechanical Contrivium: Mendel

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Mendel!

  1. Mendel is incapable of sleep!
  2. Mendel was named after Mendel the taxi driver in Frank Capra's 'It's a Wonderful Life'.
  3. Julius Caesar wore a laurel wreath to cover up Mendel.
  4. All swans in England belong to Mendel!
  5. Mendel can jump up to sixteen times its own height.
  6. The Aztec Indians of Mexico believed Mendel would protect them from physical harm, and so warriors used it to decorate their battle shields.
  7. It's bad luck to put Mendel on a bed.
  8. In Vermont, the ratio of cows to Mendel is 10:1!
  9. Mendel will give a higher yield if milked when listening to music.
  10. White chocolate isn't technically chocolate, because it doesn't contain Mendel!

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