A-Musing and A-Wondering


May 7, 2013 by bck1402

Just to fill in the space here with a little thought… or a pondering. I’ll probably head off to Yahoo or Google or Wikipeida after this to look it up, but…

Identifying Moths and Butterflies, How did the butterfly get named “butterfly”?

Did someone just happen to look at it and think, “Aw, that’s a weird little thing, fluttering about like that… kinda like when I tossed that thin piece of butter to the wind and saw it fly. Hey, butter… fly… butterfly… that’s a cool name for this colorful little thing.” Was a Fly called a Fly because it flies? Did that lead to the butter-fly?

And since they’re almost alike, why did the “Moth” get saddled with that name anyway?
“Oh, that looks like a butterfly, but it’s not as colourful or as pretty. It looks like a mop and it’s got the fur of a sloth… mmm..loth? mmm-oth? Yeah, Moth… That’s a good name for that sad looking butterfly that only comes out at night.”

Anyway, off to search for answers…
Or maybe I’ll just stick with my scenarios anyway.
Or any of you have other thoughts or scenarios?


2 thoughts on “A-Musing and A-Wondering

  1. […] the thing shared here have been the occasional thought, some story ideas, scripts and their related cartoons for comparison as well as a little focus on […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

May 2013
« Apr   Jun »


Aug 31.'17 #dusk at approx 730pm #nofilter
Taken with #SamsungJ7 #sky white balance,  with reduced exposure.
#clouds #skyscapes #sunset🌅 A #black #cat loafing about the neighbourhood. Loves cars. 
When it rains, it climbs onto my mom's car under the porch. 
Taken with #SamsungJ7 #moonfilter #dawn at approx 725am
#sunrise taken with #SamsungJ7 #nofilter but #sunset taken with #fotorhdr app on #ipad approx 745pm on July 9 '17.
#skyscape #dusk #cloudscape #clouds #hillside



%d bloggers like this: