PopQuizzical Daily! for March 17, 2013:
What did Julius Caesar ban on the streets of Rome during daylight hours?
Count the clock.
Sure, you could count the clock strikes to know what time it is, but not in 44 B.C., buckaroo. That jam didn’t drop until about a thousand years later. You could have totally counted the sullen sheep that wandered by your Roman shanty, but they have no sense of timing.
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