How frequently, you come across a weathercock my friend?
A weather vane or weathercock is an instrument used to show the direction of the wind.
It’s used as an architectural ornament to the highest point of a building.
The term weathervane used as a slang word for a politician, who frequently changes his opinions
Why the Rooster?
The rooster was used because of its biblical symbolism.
How does a weather vane work?
The weather vane if properly balanced will spin on the top of the axis.
The weather vane points towards the source of the wind.
Knowing which direction the wind is blowing from is useful for the farmers, pilots and meteorologists.
“If you send up a weather vane or put your thumb up in the air every time you want to do something different, to find out what people are going to think about it, you’re going to limit yourself. That’s a very strange way to live” Jessye Norman
Best time to sit on the roof
“Let us sit on a roof-top at 2 am and talk about life” Unknown
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