Wednesday, June 19 Mattress tags that warn "do not remove under penalty of law" have spooked customers for years, but a close read reveals that the warnings are actually meant for salespeople and manufacturers. Customers have a right to know what's in the …Read more. Tuesday, June 18 Ella Fitzgerald was performing "Mack the Knife" in Berlin in 1960 when she forgot the lyrics partway through. Happily, it's jazz. So you can just improvise or maybe even try some scat singing. That's what she did. And far from being a …Read more. Monday, June 17 Chinese checkers is neither Chinese nor checkers. It is an American version of Halma, a British game with a Greek name that means "a leap." Interestingly, the game was introduced to China by the Japanese. There is a game called Chinese …Read more. Saturday, June 15 What Oriental Republic gets its name from the Guarani language word meaning "river where the painted birds live"? That's nowhere in Asia. It's Uruguay. The "Oriental" part refers to its location to the east of the Uruguay River. …Read more.more articles
RELEASE: FEBRUARY 22, 2012
In 1997, special-effects people re-edited old movie footage so that Fred Astaire appeared to be dancing with a Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner. Even though he was dead. Creepy. His widow approved, and it no doubt made her a chunk of change. In 2007, Orville Redenbacher was brought back to CGI life in 2007 to sell popcorn, and last year, Charlize Theron appeared in an ad for J'Adore perfume, along with Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly and Marlene Dietrich. Super creepy.
By what name do you better know the silver screen comedy team of Dino Crocetti and Joseph Levitch?
A) Abbott and Costello
B) Laurel and Hardy
C) Hope and Crosby
D) Martin and Lewis
Previous answer: Johnny Cash once fought an ostrich.
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