Crapper’s Ballcock

August 31, 2013

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As noted in an important previous Daisybrain Post, and contrary to popular belief, Thomas Crapper was not the inventor of the toilet. However, as an innovative plumber, Crapper did leave his mark on the toilet. His design of the floating ballcock represented a vast improvement for flush toilets. Crapper’s ballcock helps to give us a smooth flushing experience. Read the rest of this entry »


Why IBM Can Never Be Taken Seriously

March 26, 2010

What’s up with corporate names? Are they taunting us with their inappropriateness? If you don’t believe there’s a conspiracy to humiliate themselves or to test our ability to notice bizarre word choices, please consider the following:


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