Not a TIL because I didn’t learn it today but Messrs is the plural form of Mr. I saw it in the Economist a while back and then Googled it…
Speaking of the Economist, I also didn’t know about state liquor monopolies in Colombia. I did know about chirrinchi and that it makes a potent mix with frutiño.
You’re probably all over this but I only recently discovered Spotify’s sleep mode.
I recommend Mike Duncan’s History of Rome and Revolutions podcasts 👍
Haven’t done one of these for a while but also haven’t got around to doing the longer form content I planned so ¯¯\_( ツ)_/¯
Lord Byron was the father of Ada Lovelace 😮
Cool on so many levels.
Thanks random HN commenter!
Wanted to get some Tyler style posts going before 2021.
At its peak; the Empire of Brazil was larger than the Roman Empire. Via Wikipedia. Don’t quote me on this.
It’s an enjoyable and easy covid 19 test as a loss of smell is a reported symptom…
*If you’re concerned, get an actual test. I’m not a doctor. Please don’t sue me.