Lie of the Day #1568

February 22nd, 2011 by Fweeb

The term “dogfight” as it pertains to aerial battles originates from the fact that World War II pilots used burlap sacks filled with puppies as ballast to keep their planes level in flight. However, to increase their agility in the midst of a confrontation, they would dump their ballast, raining puppies upon the towns far below.

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