Clue used to be spelled "clew". This was due to clew meaning "a ball of twine" which was symbolic of following the string through a maze and helping find "the way" or "an answer". quickanddirtytips.com/edu…
The earliest known example of telephone technology in the Western Hemisphere was created 1,200 to 1,400 years ago by the Chimu people of Peru. It's comprised of two gourds connected by a 75-foot cotton-twine cord, similar to the soup-can phones children make today. It's in the Smithsonian. smithsonianmag.com/smiths…
The first analog, acoustic telephone was created 1,200 to 1,400 years ago in Peru. It was made of two gourds connected by 75 feet of twine, similar to the phones kids make with tin cans and string. It's in the collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. smithsonianmag.com/smiths…
In 2015 a paper bag company in Bristol, UK, made a paper bag 22.5 meters long, 15.4 meters wide, and 3.36 meters deep. The bag was an accurate scale replica of a normal-sized paper bag, complete with twine handles. guinnessworldrecords.com/…
The world's heaviest ball of twine weighs 21K pounds and was created by a man named JFK over the last 37 years. He says that in 1979 God told him to quit drinking and turn to twine. atlasobscura.com/places/j…
Weird Al's song 'The Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota' the ball of twine is indeed located in Darwin, Minnesota. It weighs 17,400 pounds (rather than the 21,140 stated). The nearby gift shop began selling postcards reading "Greetings from the Twine Ball, wish you were here". weirdal.wikia.com/wiki/Th…
There are 4 balls of twine in the U.S. claiming to the biggest. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big…
There was a battle to be the world's largest ball of twine theatlantic.com/technolog…
The common milkweed is not just for monarch butterflies. It can be used for food, for pillow and jacket filling, for making twine. scienceviews.com/plants/m…
A cucumber (*cucumis sativus*) is not only a relative of squash but part of the family Cucurbitaceae, consisting of 965 species with 95 species that humans consume. Sativus meaning β€œto sow” and Cucumis a type of eurkaryote that has twining, tendril-bearing plants. britannica.com/plant/cucu…
The Twinings Tea logo (created in 1787) is the world's oldest in continuous use. twinings.co.uk/about-twin…
In 1947, Air Force General Nathan Twining wrote a memo stating that flying saucers were real and likely intelligently controlled craft richarddolanpress.com/30-…
[] Twinings, the tea company, holds the record for longest continuously used company logo, having used the same logo for over 200 years. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
Honolulu is twined with Hiroshima en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hon…
The common phrase "The whole is greater than the sum of its parts" is an incorrect translation. intropsych.com/ch04_sense…
The world's largest ball of paint is in Alexandria, Indiana. The creator added a layer of paint to a baseball everyday since 1997. It is now 14 feet wide and weighs 2.5 tons! roadsideamerica.com/story…

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