1. The popular Dirty Southern rap term “Crunk” has it’s origin in the early 1960s. Jewish pharmacist’s would ask young men “bist du krank?” or “are you sick?” when they purchased a dozen bottles of cough syrup. Presumably, the young men answered “yes, I am krank.”
2. Diane Keaton’s role in the Woody Allen film “Annie Hall,” was played by male actor Dion Keaton.
3. The America’s Cup Race does not include Tug Boats.
4. Rhode Island’s full name is, dumbly, the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
5. The term ‘love,’ as used in tennis, comes from the French ‘l’oeuf,’ which means ‘breast bud.’
6. This newspaper is printed on 100% recycled Nasses from your bathroom.
7. The largest winged biped is the Ostrich, if you discount Angels.
8. Contrary to popular belief, Lynne ‘Squeaky’ Fromme did not assassinate Gerald Ford on September 5, 1975.
9. Some horses have three testicles.
10. The 1969 Grape Nuts ad campaign featured the following tag line: “Oh No, Mrs. Burke, I thought you were Dale!” This is not to be confused with the song, Oh No, Mrs. Burke, I Thought You Were Dale, by the UK band Grapple and the Grapenuts.
11. Patrick Ewing grew over seven inches while a Midshipman at the United States Naval Academy.
12. All human beings take exactly two unpaired breaths.
13. Ocelot fur is worth hunting the species to extinction, so luxurious is it.
14. During the Revolutionary War, Virginia’s provisional legislature permitted the use of whiskey, dog teeth, and bark as currency.
15. It is illegal to speak in the Munich subway.
16. Tiziana Terranova is the most attractive anarcho-communist of recent memory.
17. Your parents led relatively unencumbered lives before you came on the scene.
18. ‘Anger? ‘Tis safe never. Bar it! Use love!’ and ‘Evoles ut ira breve nefas sit; regna’ are a bilingual palindrome pair in English and Latin. The sentences mean more or less the same thing.
19. ‘Do not cross painted islands’ is a road sign, but it sounds as though it could be a proverb.
20. Deaths attributed to “Boredom” reached a peak in 1993.