In spite of all the evidence suggesting the contrary, the answer is no.
Since the default expression in a photo now is a smile, we shout “cheese” because the word is supposed to make the corners of our mouth lift and our teeth show.
Bridesmaids’ dresses now might be the source for collective groans and unflattering necklines, but their origins included a lot less taffeta and a lot more body guarding.
There is one thing that science has yet to explain about bicycles: how exactly they stay up.
In the late 1950s, the United States Postmaster General was looking for ways to deliver mail faster over greater distances.