Uninteresting names: A third place has been added to the sister community connection between Boring, Oregon (U.S.A.), and Dull, Scotland. Sister communities since 2012, they allowed Bland Shire in New South Wales, Australia, to join their "League of Extraordinary Communities" in 2017.
Jaywalking: The act of crossing a street without first checking for oncoming vehicles, or not crossing at an intersection, is called jaywalking. Not surprisingly, "jay" was once a slang term that meant stupid or simpleton.
Hope you enjoy these sociological tidbits, and do share them with your family, friends, etc. (Source: Coffee News, Vol. 16, No. 42 October 21, 2019).