Some random things I learned today


In no particular order:

  • Nigeria overtook South Africa to become Africa’s largest economy in 2014.

  • Carrefour is a French/Norman word for crossroads. I used to go to one of their hypermarkets at Suntec City in Singapore back in the day.

  • about:mozilla in the latest Firefox references Rust with “the Beast fashioned new structures from oxidised metal and proclaimed their glories.”

  • HISTTIMEFORMAT should be defined in your local .kshrc, .zshrc, or equivalent.

  • The median age of all the world’s donkeys is probably somewhere in the middle.

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