In 1994, when calling the highlights for a game in which Marv Albert described Sam Cassell as being “on fire,” Dan Patrick said he was “el fuego”, which he thought wasSpanish for “on fire.” A few months later, he received a letter from a Spanish teacher in Pennsylvania suggesting that he say that athletes are “en fuego” (on fire) rather than...
List of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch characters
Kenan and Kel appeared in their house where Kenan was looking for the lottery ticket while Kel is making a sandwich and Kenan finds it and accidentally puts it in the sandwich that Kel was making and runs and says that he found the ticket, Kel comes back in the kitchen not realizing that the ticket is in the sandwich he made and puts the remaining ingredients he was going to put on plus the other...
Radioactive Man (comics)
Powers and abilities Chen Lu was a normal human until exposed to excessive amounts of radiation, which changed his skin coloring to aniridescent green, and allows him to manipulate radiation across the entire spectrum. Abilities include radiation emission as heat, “hard” radiation (inflicting opponents with nausea, dizziness, and radiation poisoning), and hypnotic light. He can also...
Female Suicide Bomber
Reactions to this in the Islamic world were mixed. While many hailed the female suicide bomber and urged full involvement of all in Jihad, some criticized the cruelty of tearing mothers from their children and sending them to explode themselves. Link
Donald became the first truly fictitious person nominated for an Oscar. Link
Orcon Internet Limited
Orcon operates in the highly competitive New Zealand telecommunications industry. Link
East Germany jokes
What was the most-frequently used word at the German-German border? “Goose meat”. (Gänsefleisch, sounds like the first three words in Gönn’se vielleischt mal ‘n Gofferraum bidde offmachn? in the Saxon accent, Können Sie vielleicht bitte mal den Kofferraum öffnen? in standard German, which means Could you please open the trunk? ) This joke cannot be fully understood unless...
It is currently one of the most popular sandwiches both in the United States and the United Kingdom, enjoyed by all social classes. Link
Modern-day and informal usage and expression of disappointment is sometimes used by saying “Aww…” This is usually followed by another phrase, such as “that’s too bad” or “better luck next time”. Different variations of this phrase vary from “Aww, man…” and “Aw, shoot!” Below is an example of the usage of the above phrase: “We lost the baseball game 3-5.” “Aww…” Link
What's Your Number?
Bostonian Ally Darling (Anna Faris) looks back at the past twenty men that she has had relationships with and wonders if one of them might be her true love. To revisit them, she enlists the help of her neighbor, Colin (Chris Evans). She obviously ends up with Colin. Link (thanks, @stoogey!)
As a casual garment, a leotard can be worn with a belt. Link
Synergy was created by Emmett Benton, and is in many ways considered to be his life’s work. Link
One UK advert consisted of a montage of the grandfather and grandson bonding together (for example, pointing at animals out of train windows). Link
The situation was made more complex by Zaentz’s ongoing dispute with New Line Cinema over profits from the Lord of the Rings films. The dispute began shortly after the release of the films. In December 2007 Variety reported that Zaentz was also suing New Line Cinema, alleging that the studio has refused to make records available so that he can confirm his profit-participation statements...
A cheese sandwich is a basic sandwich made generally with one or more slices of any kind of cheese on any sort of bread. Link
His favorite food is a Chipotle burrito with a little rice, both beans, chicken and extra chicken, mild, corn, and hot salsas, cheese, and guacamole. His hobbies include wearing costumes to non-costume parties, reading, lifting weights and getting strong, and watching sports except baseball. Link
Rock and Roll High School Forever
The school in this film is renamed as “Ronald Reagan High School” named after the former president of the same name. Link
Ha-ha is a term in garden design that refers to a trench, one side of which is concealed from view, designed to allow an unobstructed view from a garden, pleasure-ground, or park, while maintaining a physical barrier in one direction, usually to keep livestock out that are kept on an expansive estate or parcel. Ha-ha is also what Nelson from the hit show “The Simpsons” says a lot. ...
Preferential treatment for purchasers of bottle service even includes stopping the regular dance music when an especially expensive bottle is purchased and instead playing an invigorating theme song chosen by the purchaser. Link
Possibly the worst thing about “Hungry Ghosts” is that they always come back for more. Link (Thanks, 菴無頼!)
List of gestures
World’s Smallest Violin (also called “How Sad” or “World’s Smallest Violin Playing Hearts and Flowers”) is made by rubbing the thumb and forefinger together, to imitate bowing a violin. This gesture is used to express sarcasm and lack of sympathy, in response to someone exaggerating a sad story or unfair treatment. Zogist salute is a military salute...
Car numberplate game
In North America If you call out a license plate that has already been named, or you yell out the wrong state, you have to punch yourself in the face or pull out a hair from your head as a penalty. This is also possible in Ireland. Link
35 and Ticking
The movie starts off with four friends ,Victoria (Tamala Jones), Zenobia (Nicole Ari Parker), Cleavon (Kevin Hart), and Phil (Keith Robinson), Victoria and Zenobia are talking about there futures, They both promised they would get married and live next to each other and there children would be best friends like they were , few years later it takes us to Zenobia’s 37th birthday party were...
Note: This above part is completely inconsistent with how the Rei clones are numbered in the original series. “Normal Rei” who is encountered during most of this series, is actually “Rei 2”. “Rei 1” is the child Rei that Naoko Akagi strangled to death several years earlier in the original series. “Rei 3” is the Rei clone that replaces “Rei...
High Plains Invaders
Marsters said the film was a way to reinvent the Western film genre, which often had the same elements and types of characters, by including alien bugs. Link
The town was named after a species of fish of the Nile River which was important in Egyptian mythology as the fish that ate the penis of Osiris, though it is not known exactly which species of fish this is. Link
Humorously enough, in one sitcom episode Salem says he needs to make a phone call for Nick Bakay for Sports Section on TV, saying, “I need to call in to Nick Bakay’s sports show on ESPN radio. All he ever talks about is the Buffalo Bills, and his voice? LORD, is it annoying!” Link
Ziggy (comic strip)
In “What a Nigga Know?” by Hip Hop group KMD, Zev Love X raps, “Livin’ like that Ziggy from the funnies cat (Yeah) We both be in the papers…”. (This reference was not sanctioned or approved by the comic character’s creator). Link
Sid the Slug
The ASA had to deal with another complaint from a member of the public, that the use of the name “Sid” was offensive; this was also rejected, with the ASA instead arguing that most people would find it “humorous” Link
They have been described as a cross between a cat, a dog and a monkey (or, more famously, as “a monkey in a cat suit”). They are high-jumpers and will try to occupy any space large enough to admit them. With this trait, they are often found in odd nooks and crannies of a closet, shelf, or laundry basket. Devons prefer to be in high places and will go to great lengths to get to the...
In 2006 John Dandois, Media Arts Group executive, recounted a story that on one occasion (“about six years ago”) Kinkade became drunk at a Siegfried & Roy magic show in Las Vegas and began shouting “Codpiece! Codpiece!” at the performers. Eventually he was calmed by his mother. Link
When Stamos was a child, he was told mistakenly by his family doctor that he had a hernia. He underwent surgery, but it turned out that there was no hernia present. The procedure left Stamos with an odd-looking belly button, which he showed on Late Night with Conan O’Brien after pressure from Conan and Tom Selleck.[episode needed] Link
List of pigs
In March 1901, an article appeared in the Rushville, Illinois newspaper, the Rushville Times, telling of the slaughter of a 1,255 pound hog. This article was later printed in the Schuyler County, Illinois historical newsletter The Schuylerite 14:1 (Spring 1985): “Curly Boy Slaughtered The above caption may appear misleading and cause the TIMES readers to think there has been a slaughter of a...
Banta is the colloquial term for a peculiar kind of lemon soda sold in the city—packed in distinctive, green-tinged, Codd-neck bottles locked in place by a marble, and embellished with ice of dubious origin and generous quantities of black salt. Banta stalls are a common sight in Delhi’s suburbs—an operation consisting of lines of bottles with lemons perched on them, a thermocol icebox and a...
The band states that their greatest influences are David Bowie, The Devil himself, and Gary Busey. Link
Under the Boardwalk
The opening line of the song references the Drifters’ prior hit “Up on the Roof”, showing the occasional thermal weakness of the rooftop getaway and setting the stage for an alternate meeting location, under the boardwalk. Link
It is quite common that, when one person vomits, others nearby become nauseated, particularly when smelling the vomit of others, often to the point of vomiting themselves. Link (Thanks, Mark)
Herbie: Fully Loaded (soundtrack)
Another elusive track in the film was a song titled “Nice Car” By Melodia. It plays in the scene where Lindsay Lohan’s character maggie is tempted by Trip Murphy. The track is actually an unreleased song by the alternative genre sensation sol seppy (formerly a member of the band Sparklehorse). The song has never been released due to copyright control fight with the producer...
Symbolism Early in the movie a general store worker tells Sean a story about an Eagle that guided him out of a fire, ultimately saving him. Later in the movie Sean tells Jessie that they should follow Cubby, the Polar Bear, because he is there to help them. The general store worker used the word Tornac to describe the Eagle. Tornac translates to “Sprirt Guide”, hinting to us that Cubby was Sean...
Dino (The Flintstones)
On more than one occasion over the course of the series, Dino saves the children from peril — just as any contemporary dog does. Link (Thanks, Rob)
Chessie (sea monster)
Chessie (sea monster)
Other speculations to explain sightings have included a mutant eel theory, large river otters, prehistoric zeuglodons, and South American anacondas escaping from 18th and 19th century sailing ships. Link
Chessie (sea monster)
In 1982 Robert and Karen Frew supposedly videotaped Chessie near Kent Island. Their video does show a brownish “something” moving side to side like an aquatic snake. Link
Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love
The phrase Let’s do “it” is actually a euphemistic reference to a proposition for a sexual intercourse. Let’s do it is the pioneer pop song to declare openly that sex is fun. Link
United States presidential pets
Andrew Jackson - Pol – parrot (taught to swear) Link
United States presidential pets
Andrew Johnson - Fed white mice he found in his bedroom Link
Also known as “Miss Wayne”, Pauline was not Taft’s first presidential cow: she replaced the lesser-known “Mooley Wooly”, who provided milk for the First Family for a year and a half. Taft and his wife, Helen Herron Taft, had growing children, and Taft was a notoriously large eater. Accordingly, Mooley Wooly was replaced by Pauline Wayne, because the former could not...
They also covered “California Gurls” featuring Snoop Dogg which had sexual overtones such as “warm, wet and wild”, “boys break their necks trying to get a little sneak peek at us”, “daisy dukes, bikinis on top”, “sex on the beach”, “freak in the jeep”, “kiss her, touch her, squeeze her buns”, “all that ass...
Super Monkey Ball
There are three mini-games which must be unlocked by enough main-game points. The games are monkey bowling, which is like bowling except with monkeys; monkey billiards, where you play billiards against another player/computer; and monkey golf, you play golf in miniature-sized levels where you can easily fall out. Link