The cat flap

June 16, 2009

The cat flap was invented in England by Isaac Newton, an Englishman.

Before the invention of the cat flap cats were often given their own set of house keys which, being feckless creatures, they would often lose.

A catflap, shown here with half a cat

A catflap, shown here with half a cat

Related non-invention:
The doggy door (Non-invented by the Americans): Just a bigger cat flap, you are fooling no-one Brad.

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The sandwich

June 16, 2009

The sandwich was invented in England by the Earl of Sandwich, an Englishman.

It combines bread (invented by the English) with “filling” (also invented by the English).

The sandwich as it should be: bread, filling and a hint of condiment

The sandwich as it should be: bread, filling and a hint of condiment

Related non-invention:
The open sandwich (Non-invented by the Swedish):  Just a badly made sandwich, you are fooling no-one Sven.