One thing that comes to mind is the wonderful expression, 'no flies on you' or on 'me' as the case may be. It's a compliment meaning that you are eager to do or understand something, or are quick witted. We must offer our gratitude to flies for this saying. What else though...there must be more.
Here are some amazing and fun facts about flies courtesy of The Amazing Fly Gun Fly
- There are 120 000 different species of flies
- Flies are the only insect with just two wings
- A house flies foot is 10 million times more sensitive to the taste of sugar than a human tongue
A big thank you to flies for that entertaining trivia.
Lastly, as incontrovertible evidence of the value of flies I present the Louis the Fly series of ads for Mortein. Here's the original television commercial.
Do you have any kind words to say about flies?