Thursday, December 21, 2006

Fun fact

So for flags and heraldry they have formal descriptions called blazons. There's a lot of Latin involved, and they say things like "hoist side" to mean the side of the flag near the pole. You know what they call a star? A mullet! Here's the official description of the US Flag:

"a banner Gules, six bars Argent; the canton Azure charged with 50 mullets Argent."

My flag has 50 mullets on it. My patriotism has doubled this morning.

6 comments:

miss kendra said...

are all stars mullets? because if so, i have seven mullet tattoos.

no wait! i have way more than that. crap. i'm covered in mullets.

slappy said...

I think all five pointed stars are mullets. I'm not sure what the official term would be for, say, the Star of David.

"I'm covered in mullets" should be your new catchphrase.

Ɯbermilf said...

That's mullet-astic.

TastyMcJ said...

oh say does that mullet-spangled banner yet wave.....

Tumbleweed said...

Your like a jumbo buffet of knowledge. I'm hungry!
P.S. Don't visit me at work....HNT

Tumbleweed said...

You're.....sorry Nick