Some of the things we learned this week, according to the Toronto Star's weekly feature "10 Things We Learned This Week" includes:
The only other species known to French kiss "as a prelude to mating" is a small creature from the Amazon known as the white-fronted parrot. "After the birds open their beaks and touch tongues, the male spews his lunch onto the female's chest."
The grandfather of pop singer Huey ("I Want a New Drug") Lewis invented the protective red-wax sealant used in the packaging of various types of cheeses.
The Michelin Man has a name: Bibendum. The design of the roly-poly advertising icon was inspired by an 1898 advertising sketch for a brasserie, which featured a large, mummy-like giant raising a mug of beer and saying "Nunc est Bibendum," Latin for "Now it is time to drink."
Read the story here.