From the day Man first found that a spark from a piece of flint directed at a dry bundle of kindling or grass would start a fire, Human Kind was changed forever.
Man made heat was born.
So was the phrase “medium rare”.
Despite the obvious benefits of staying warm during the deep freeze of winter (and grilling a Brontosaurus burger for supper), fire has not always been kind to human beans. See: Chicago; Mrs. O’Malley’s cow and the lantern.
Flamin’ up the Ole Zippo while vapors from your meth-making chemicals linger in the air in your house ain’t such a good idea either.
Searching for a natural gas leak with a Bic Lighter?