September 27, 2005

And Now You Know!

I learned something interesting today, and just had to share it. The phrase "racking your brains" actually has its origins in the middle ages. The rack was used to torture people to get them to give whatever information that the torturers were after. So, to rack your brains meant to stretch your brain (figuratively) to try to remember something that you knew.

And now, you know!

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