Friday, May 14, 2010

Historical Context: Ho Ho Ho!

May 14, 2010

What trip to Turkey would be complete without a visit to the birth place of Jolly Old Saint Nick! Yes, as we all learned in Christmas carols sung every year by the fireside, the man who has come to be known all around the world as Santa Claus was Greek.

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Airport Code: ADB

May 14, 2010

With the exception of small municipal or private airports, every airport has a 3 letter IATA code. JFK, SFO, LAX, CHI… The most interesting piece of trivia involving IATA codes probably has to do with Rush’s song YYZ. The song begins with a morse code rendering of the letters Y-Y-Z ( – . - -   […]

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