Today is International Sloth Day.
Sloth is the fourth deadly sin or a fuzzy little animal that lives in trees and spends most of its life hanging upside down when it’s not working at the DMV (Zootopia joke). “Sloth” is derived from “slow” (because the sloth moves at about 50% the power of other animals its size) but then some Type A religious nuts decided it meant “lazy” and made it a sin, which is just ridiculous. They probably all died of heart attacks from moving too fast.
This means that on International Sloth Day, you should think kindly of these laidback little tree dwellers and move slower in their honor. Or maybe not move at all once you’ve found a good book and a nice cuppa.
Go ahead, sloth about.Continue reading