Undeniable Fact: Quit monkeying around
Friday, October 20, 2006
In the early days of internal combustion engines, it was widely believed that they were far too dangerous to be worked on or maintained by humans. Instead, small monkeys were trained to diagnose and fix problems so that the human engineers could be kept safe. Even though better understanding of how engines work has led humans to fix them without fear of injury, the monkeys' primary tool - the monkey wrench - is still in use today.