Am I the only person in the World that thinks animals look funny wearing clothes? Even if it is something as simple as a dog wearing a warmer coat it cracks me up! But what about animals that have to wear human things? Like…do short-sighted animals have to wear glasses? And if so what would they look like?!? Maybe it is time to find out as we take a look at…
Ten Animals That Did End Up Going to Spec Savers!
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Glasses
10 – “Classical? If was going to listen to music, it would be hip-hop!”
FACT: They might well be commonly called “Glasses”, but 91% of all spectacle lenses sold today are actually made of plastic! Spectacular!
9 – “The other day I went to my opticians and asked if he thought I need new glasses”, He said: “You certainly do, this is the barbershop!!!”
FACT: While cucumber is good for placing on the eyes for a while, it is not half as good as dark leafy vegetables like cabbage, spinach, and lettuce!
8 – “I only swim in salt water because pepper water makes me sneeze!!!
FACT: While you can’t rub suntan lotion into your eyes, UV radiation can damage the eyes on the cloudiest of days! So even if you don’t have any eyesight problems make sure you protect your eyes from it.
7 – “Someone stole these glasses once, but I squealed to the police and got them back!”
6 – “Sorry I stopped you but were you aware how fast you were going?!?”
FACT: These days they are quite common, but multi-focal lenses were not invented until 1958.
5 – “Is ‘Polynesia‘ memory loss for parrots? Because I didn’t know I even wore glasses!”
FACT: Some of the very early classes used softer materials for the arms, like cloth, silk, and even wool!
4 – “It is not that I have a negative attitude, it is just that all I can say is Neigh!”
FACT: It wasn’t until the 1400’s that the very first eyeglasses were used for aiding distance-vision, before then they were all to help reading and close-up activities.
3 – “I got these all the way from Hamsterdam!”
FACT: Did cavemen wear glasses?!? Well, it seems some stones made of glass were used to magnify the cave paintings, but other people believe it that the stones were just used for light reflection.
2 – “I got new shades, so let’s shellebrate!”
FACT: Reading glasses were invented around the year 1260, this was over a thousand years after the first printed books appeared!
1 – “Take these off me now or you are not going to need yours ever again!!!”
FACT: Seafaring Sailors wore golden earrings because they believed it would improve their vision! They really should have gone to Specsavers.