73 – Sunday 14 March 2010 : speed of light

In wise words on March 15, 2010 by Gabor Tagged: ,

Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

tweet by @BeverlyRego

Using google I can see this quotation all over the internet, but I cannot find to whom it should be attributed.

EDIT 17/3/10: according to Richard’s QI Book of General Ignorance, we have to thank Steven Wright for this. He’s an American comedian.


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