27 May 2024 (sh.itjust.works)
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[-] newproph@sh.itjust.works 13 points 2 weeks ago

anyone got an explanation for this one?

[-] the_blast_of_us@lemm.ee 31 points 2 weeks ago

Proper explanation instead of just "birds": The Wright Brothers were the first ever to build and fly an airplane. So they were fed like baby birds before taking flight in this cartoon

[-] xia@lemmy.sdf.org 6 points 2 weeks ago

Ironically, "baby birds" was my first thought until i saw "wright brothers" and started over-thinking it.

[-] newproph@sh.itjust.works 3 points 2 weeks ago

thanks it took me a sec to put it all together.

[-] johannesvanderwhales@lemmy.world 12 points 2 weeks ago
[-] DarkCloud@lemmy.world 1 points 2 weeks ago

AND they built the first aeroplane... You need both points to get what's being said.

[-] johannesvanderwhales@lemmy.world 1 points 2 weeks ago

I guess I just assumed people know who the wright brothers are.

[-] DarkCloud@lemmy.world 3 points 2 weeks ago

I think younger people have lots of gaps still, either because they're still in school or school has allowed phones in class rooms, or COVID interrupted schooling... But also sometimes people from other countries have unexpected general knowledge gaps.

[-] Manifish_Destiny@lemmy.world 8 points 2 weeks ago
[-] raspberriesareyummy@lemmy.world 3 points 2 weeks ago

Same question

this post was submitted on 27 May 2024
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