Started by EvB, March 06, 2011, 11:40:11 AM
Quote from: EvB on March 06, 2011, 11:44:02 AMMae West never said "Come up and see me sometime." She said "Come on up sometime and see me." Cary Grant never said "Judy, Judy, Judy," and Cagney never said "You dirty rat..."Also, in Cassablanca Humphy Bogart, never said "Play it again, Sam" - he said "Play it, Sam"
Quote from: EvB on March 06, 2011, 11:50:07 AMHippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.Now if I could only pronounce that word, I could explain to my adviser why I hate literature reviews.
Quote from: Marc Knight on March 06, 2011, 11:48:23 AMJames Cagney You Dirty Rat
Quote from: EvB on March 06, 2011, 11:40:11 AMI get a kick out off random "facts," We all have a few stored in our heads, and stumble on more as time goes on. I thought it would be fun to share some here. My first contribution:During the Middle Ages, murdering a traveling musician was not considered a serious crime.
Quote from: onan on March 06, 2011, 01:10:14 PMThe term "bank teller" originated in the wake of the 1929 stock market crash, when banks began hiring low-paid workers to "tell" throngs of frantic depositors that their money was gone.
Quote from: onan on March 06, 2011, 01:10:14 PMYou mean it is now?
Quote from: onan on March 06, 2011, 06:33:34 PMok here is an "icky" one: In the normal human body there are actually more cells of bacteria than there actual cells that make a person.
Quote from: EvB on March 06, 2011, 12:10:33 PMAll of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
Quote from: aldousburbank on March 07, 2011, 07:56:30 AMWinto'green lifesavers, chewed in the dark, makes green sparks in the mouth.