King George IV
Some accounts claim that he showed signs of mental instability towards the end of his life, although less extreme than his father; he sometimes claimed that he had been at the Battle of Waterloo, which may have been a sign of dementia, or he may have just been trying to annoy the Duke of Wellington. Link (Thanks, Ian)
While in Los Angeles, Kesha had the opportunity to sing background vocals for Paris Hilton’s single, “Nothing in This World,” which led to a later incident in which she vomited in Hilton’s closet. Link
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The Times once published an unintentionally humorous description of a Peter Ustinov documentary, noting that “highlights of his global tour include encounters with Nelson Mandela, an 800-year-old demigod and a dildo collector”. This is ambiguous as it stands, and would still be ambiguous if a serial comma were added, as Mandela could then be mistaken for a demigod. Link
Human female sexuality
Sometimes, female multiple orgasms are accompanied by female ejaculation which does not happen in men. Link, (Thanks Curtana)
Lincoln can move his lips to form words; also like the Mr. Potato Head figure, he can make very dramatic movements; more dramatic than the original, and he can change emotions. This depends on what he’s saying. The audio is the original recording for the show, which makes it tougher to get it just right. Link
The United States Census Bureau considers a baby boomer to be someone born during the demographic birth boom between 1946 and 1964. The Census Bureau is not involved in defining cultural generations. Link
This beard is also known as the fat-man’s beard because it can cover up fat rolls under the chin. The chinstrap is also one of the easiest beards to grow because a lot of men cant grow a full beard on the face, but most men can grow on the neck and sides of the face. Link (Thanks, Nick)
At Cornell University, however, the term has been expanded to refer to any examination that is preliminary to the final exam even for undergraduate courses. This usage is used throughout the University, and has become so popular that “prelim” is more commonly used than “test.” The term is used so often at Cornell that “prelim” could even mean “lunch”...
Mary Jane Girls
Every member had at least one lead vocal on each album that showcased their particular talent; in addition to recording background vocals for each other on all tracks. Every member of the group brought their own unique talents to the table. Rick could see the magical possibilities when he brought the four girls together. The rest is history. Link, (Thanks, Jedzz)
Although not officially part of the Matsusaka beef standard, it is widely known that some cows also receive “happy endings” after their massages, which is believed to stimulate blood flow and improve marbling texture. Link (Thanks, Ann)
Intentionally changing one’s preferences can be hard to accomplish. It usually requires a deliberate effort, such as acting as if one likes something in order to have the responses and feelings that will produce the desired taste. The risk in this acting is that it can lead to all sorts of excesses such as self-deception and pretentiousness. Link (Thanks, RitaLake & SpecialGoddesses)
A hacky sack is used to kick and used to play many different games with, There are sand bags in which you kick to your self, and then there is hackysacks which you kick with a group of people. Link, (Thanks, Ari)
For many American boys, playing with army men and exploding them with fireworks is almost a rite of passage. Link (Thanks, Russell)
Habeeb settled the dispute out of court and now hosts pay-per-view specials of raw Cheaters footage under a different name and often nudity plays a part. Link
DDT (professional wrestling)
Rumors abound as to what the letters DDT supposedly stood for, including Drop Dead Twice, Demonic Death Trap, Death Drop Technique and Damien’s Dinner Time after Jake’s pet python Damien. When asked what DDT meant, Jake once famously replied “The End.” The abbreviation itself originally came from the chemical dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane, a...
Jive turkey was a derogatory slang word in African American Vernacular English (Ebonics), used to refer to someone who was unreliable, made empty promises, or who was full of bluster. Link
The Turin bid for the 2006 Winter Olympics was also shrouded in controversy. Link (Thanks, Keith)
Bring It On: All or Nothing
She’s a tough Mexican American and always has something to say especially in Spanish. She also loves to party. Link
Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden
The game takes place in a post-cyberpocalyptic New York called “Neo New York”, after a “chaos dunk” causes the death of millions. Twelve years prior to the game, Charles Barkley, in an attempt to impress his son Hoopz Barkley, performs a Chaos Dunk—and inadvertently kills almost everyone present. As a result, basketball was made illegal and nearly all great players were...
According to an old Hungarian saying, good paprika burns twice. Paprika contains strong spices, these may cause a burning sensation in the mucuous membranes of the anus. Link (Thanks, Mike V.)
Goldwyn Pictures Corporation was an American motion picture production company founded in 1916 by Samuel Goldfish in partnership with Broadway producers Edgar and Archibald Selwyn using an amalgamation of both last names to create the name. (The other alternative, Selfish Pictures, was immediately discarded.) Link
Domesticated skunks can legally be kept as pets in the UK. However, the Animal Welfare Act 2006 has made it illegal to remove their scent glands (it is considered to be a cosmetic operation), thus making them impractical as pets. Link (thanks, Craig)
The Riddle (Gigi D'Agostino)
Both the man and monster begin climbing a large hill, and at the top, their two mounts merge, and their mounts’ backs turn into ground. The camera begins spinning around the man and monster sitting on the ground, and their features merge with each other. They then invert, with each taking turns above and below ground. The monster then begins walking inside the man’s head, and sets it...
Besides the fact that numerous fellow wrestlers and commentators were legitimately afraid of snakes, it was a masterful show as the wrestler lay twitching and sometimes foaming at the mouth with the monstrous snake appearing to squeeze the life out of him. This display of theatricality was big with professional wrestling fans. Link
Hell in popular culture
In the anime Jigoku Shojo, Hell is not seen but, the soul is ferried there. The story is that when a person is being tormented by someone else or is belittled by them it effects their life. During the course of each episode of season one, they randomly hear of Ai Enma the Hell Girl and that she will take revenge for you. Then, they summon her and out of the blue there she is, in apppearence she is...
Gunny sacks are used when roasting oysters. The oysters are put on a sheet of steel (often a junk car hood or roof panel) over a fire and covered with a gunny sack that has been soaked in water, preferably salt water from the same creek from which the oysters came. Link
My Little Pony
A later program, My Little Pony Tales, was set in a completely different continuity. This series anthropomorphised the Ponies - they lived in a human-like town where they went to school, ran businesses, went on vacation and exchanged currency for goods. Link
So What (Pink song)
In interviews, the singer stated that the song was not autobiographical, only a few aspects of the song were. Link
Sign of the horns
One form features the forearms crossed, the pinkies interlocked, and both thumbs and index fingers extended (sometimes referred to as the “Super Ozzy”). These forms require somewhat more coordinated arm placement and do not allow a free hand for a cold beverage, so most metal concert attendees usually select the more common single-handed incarnation of the horns. Link
The Quick Draw McGraw Show
Quick Draw would interrupt with his catchphrase: “Now hoooooold on thar, Baba Looey! I’ll do the “thinnin’” around here, and doooon’t you forget e-it!” Quick Draw spoke with a heavy drawl, as shown by his catchphrase. Link
The leisure suit gained popularity with its promise to bring a stylish suit that could be used in formal business, but was comfortable and trendy enough for everyday wear. However, it was not accepted in most businesses or even restaurants… A sub-genre of the leisure suit culture is the “full Cleveland”. A full Cleveland is a leisure suit combined with a white belt and white...
Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake
Cheese rolling appeared in the television series ER. Season 14 Episode 8, “Coming Home”, where a motley bunch of cheese rolling enthusiasts (with accents of dubious accuracy) have a dispute, allowing Morris to demonstrate the Judgement of Solomon. Link