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Random Fact

12 November, 2011

In Scandinavia, the stars of Orion’s belt are known as Friggjar rockr, Frigg’s distaff or spindle. The spindle predates the spinning wheel, and the distaff is used for spinning linen, the yarn Scandinavia is so famous for. Both spindle and distaff have the long straight shape that fits these stars.