Thursday, December 12 Tandy and Coleco both became electronics companies and, by coincidence, both started out in the leather business. Coleco was the Connecticut Leather Company, specializing in shoes. By the 1980s, it was deep into the videogame business. Too deep. …Read more. Wednesday, December 11 There are three British writers I always get mixed up. Maybe this will help sort them out. First, we have C.S. Lewis and C.S. Forester. Clive Staples Lewis wrote the Narnia books, and Cecil Scott Forester wrote the Horatio Hornblower books. But …Read more. Tuesday, December 10 In 1956, Chicago's fire academy was built, rather aptly, on the site of Mrs. O'Leary's barn, at 558 W DeKoven Street, which was numbered 137 at the time of the fire. The barn, or more precisely, a cow inside of it, was once blamed for burning the …Read more. Monday, December 9 A vet named Pete Hodgson was known in New Zealand as one of the pit bulls of the Labour Party. Outside New Zealand, though, he is known for being appointed "Minister of the Rings" to promote the fact that "The Lord of the Rings" …Read more.more articles
Wednesday, April 4
Oprah’s odd first name was actually a typo. She was supposed to be named for Orpah, Ruth's sister-in-law (Ruth 1:4). Orpah wanted to go to Judea with Naomi, but Naomi talked her into going home. Oprah’s production company, Harpo, is Oprah backward. By the way, if your curious about Oprah’s biblically inclined family, she was born in Kosciusko, Miss., to an unmarried teenage mother. Her father was likely a coal miner who became a barber.
If all rappers followed in Will Smith's footsteps and went back to their real names, what "Cop Killer" and ex-thief would be known as Tracy Marrow?
A) 50 Cent
C) LL Cool J
D) Snoop Dogg
Previous answer: Grandma got run over by a reindeer.
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