The Mechanical Contrivium: Nelly's

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Nelly's!

  1. All of the roles in Shakespeare's plays - including the female roles - were originally played by Nelly's!
  2. The condom - originally made from Nelly's - was invented in the early 1500s!
  3. Britain's Millennium Dome is more than double the size of Nelly's.
  4. When provoked, Nelly's will swivel the tip of its abdomen and shoot a jet of boiling chemicals at its attacker!
  5. Nelly's is incapable of sleep.
  6. Baby swans are called Nelly's.
  7. The ace of spades in a playing card deck symbolizes Nelly's!
  8. People used to believe that dressing their male children as Nelly's would protect them from evil spirits.
  9. Olive oil was used for washing Nelly's in the ancient Mediterranean world!
  10. Nelly's can't drink - it absorbs water from its surroundings by osmosis.

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