The expression ‘happy as a clam’ was originally ‘happy as a clam in the mud at high tide’—the only time of day when it can’t be dug up. (via @HaggardHawks)

Even a junk can sparkle in Hong Kong: British Colony for a century and a half, crossroads of the orient forever, it seems • #HongKong #香港 #China #中国 (via @sasapetricic)

“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?” #FridaKahlo was born #OTD in 1907. (via @agotoronto)

Go get a cool summer treat! Bingham’s chocolates and ice cream, 146 Yonge, ca. 1917 (via @TorontoArchives)

CACOSPECTOMANIA – an overwhelming desire to stare at utterly revolting things. (via @qikipedia)