The usage of “Hon” in the US South, between men and women, or between women and anyone, should not be mistaken as flirtation, sexist, or diminutive. Sometimes, when new visitors to the South are visibly taken aback, someone nearby may interject, “Best get used to it, ‘cus y’all done crossed the Hon Line ways back”, which comment may also be off-putting to...
The stunt cock is used in an extreme close up so as not to identify its bearer, the goal being to deceive the viewer into thinking that the stunt cock is actually the penis of the main actor. Thus a stunt cock is analogous to a “stunt man,” who anonymously does dangerous live action sequences in place of the main actor. However, a stunt cock seldom performs dangerous acts on...
Abdul Baser Wasiqi
Mr. Wasiqi’s hobbies are classical music, golf, cooking, traveling, and running a marathon, spending his time with his family and friends. Mr. Wasiqi favorite cities are Montreal, Hamburg, Berlin, Monaco, and Sydney. Mr. Wasiqi lived in Saudi Arabia; spend most of his teenage years in Germany, and after the Olympics in the US. Future goals privet and personal for Mr. Wasiqi are to run for a...
J. B. Smoove
Personal life Smoove is such an avid lover of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that he claims to eat one every day, either on a bread or a cracker. Link (Thanks, Sillstaw) Please note, this is the entirety of the “Personal life” section
Splinter (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
He was a martial art instructor for the Foot Clan, based in Japan, and also had a passion for Renaissance art. But he didn’t talk very much though, for he was very quiet. Link (Thanks, fluffy)
Entertainment One of the mascot’s jobs is to entertain the fans before the game and during breaks in the action. There is a fine line between entertainment and harassment, and Dvorak enjoys coming close to crossing the line. During a timeout during the 1998 home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Jaxson carried a full-sized figure resembling Kordell Stewart onto the field near the...
Another of his interests includes music and he is an accomplished drummer and occasionally he and his brother have small jam sessions, with his particular interest being in the blues and an admirer of Carlos Santana. Link
Fictional last words in video games
Notes: In a non-canon hack game based off of Pokemon Gold/Silver, Gold progresses through what appears to be a netherlife, experiencing the chance to relive his life. After defeating the ghost of Red, he confronts the form of his old self, who says this line before vanishing, and killing himself. The game ends with a grave that states the words “I’M DEAD”, heavily implying that...
Lotito’s method for eating all of this metal was to break it in to small pieces before attempting to eat it. He then drank mineral oil and continued to drink water while swallowing the metal bits. This acted as a lubricant to help the metal slide down his throat. He also had no problem “passing” his unusual diet. Link
“Pain in the ass” redirects here. For the slang, see wikt:pain in the ass. Link (Thanks, fluffy)
Bennie and the Jets
In the movie 27 Dresses, the two main characters sing “Bennie and the Jets” at a bar, partially incorrectly in jest. They also continue to mention the song after that scene. Link
Friday Night Dinner
Martin takes Adam - who’s single - into the toilet to have a private chat about ‘females’. Soon the whole family are in the loo quizzing poor Adam and Jonny is loving it. Lastly the secret behind Martin’s pants-peering is revealed. Link
While Dolores del Rio was refined and educated, Vélez was untimely and brutal: she said what came to mind, and did not care for anything look good socially. Link
Jonathan Singletary Dunham
Notable descendents Barack Obama (1961-), 44th President of the United States Scott Trimble (1977-), location scout and location manager (Transformers, Star Trek, Iron Man 2) Link
Executions of Cossacks in Lebedin
The Execution And this was an ordinary Menshikov Craft: the wheel, put on a stake, but the easiest, is happy toy, and hang their heads cut. Guilt them to seek recognition of their own, and to serve as a reliable means prepohvalnoe then the mystery - of torture, which dogma and still is known of this Russian proverb: do not stick Yangel, soul is not he shall take off, and tell the truth, and which...
It is popularly believed that the distinctive sound of a pump action being cycled carries an inherent deterrent effect, though this should never be relied upon. Link
Sam and Diane
Some people condemned the relationship for alienating viewers by dominating the show and taking away the original premise of Cheers. Some others criticized the pairing as mismatched and felt that Sam and Diane do not deserve each other. Some others praised the pairing as if it were the core of the show. Some others praised Sam and Diane as one of the top favorites. Some others have compared Sam...
The Literary Offenses of Fenimore Cooper
Mark Twain is a notoriously harsh critic of his contemporaries. His style of critical analysis is humorous, but altogether not too different from any sort of stand-up comedy burns we see today. Link (Thanks, Clayton)
Each episode included a single storyline. Usually the babies were confronted with a child-like problem, such as fear of the dentist, or a question, such as ‘where do muffins come from?’ Link
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Types of sandwiches Sandwiches consist of two basic types, hot and cold . Link
Cultural depictions of Elvis Presley
Actors who have played Elvis Presley The table below EXCLUDES: Actors playing a role in a film where the script calls for them to act in a non-Elvis, or science fiction role, but nevertheless purposely imitating Elvis’ style of singing, Elvis himself, or to appear dressed as Elvis did, both in a performance scene, or off stage, e.g., “Memphis Rising, Elvis returns” ( actors Joe...
In the video, which featured cameo appearances by Don Novello (aka Father Guido Sarducci) as a last rites priest munching on Rodney’s last meal of fast food in a styrofoam container and Pat Benatar as a masked executioner pulling a hangman’s knot, in a dream sequence Dangerfield is condemned to die and doesn’t get any respect even at Heaven, where the gates close without him...
Finchy claims to be a very successful ladies’ man, and he is undeniable successful in at least one of his attempts with the ladies (he had a one-night stand with a worker, having sex in the middle of the company car park). Link
This story is told in Spanish (ignoring inconsistencies about which animals live in which continents). Link
List of fictional music groups
Nirvana - Jem, former band of Stingers members Rory “Riot” Llewellyn and Ingrid “Minx” Krueger (not to be confused with real band Nirvana) Link
Spinach dip was flung at Mel Brooks, as the pigeons could not be made to defecate on command. Link
Toilet-related injuries and deaths
A toilet with the potentially dangerous arrangement of the seat being up Link
Real life is an actual event or life lived by real people, contrasted to that lived by fiction or fantasy characters, or real people interacting on the Internet. Link (Thanks to this fantastic article on the Awl for the tip)
Breed The book “G” is for Growing: Thirty Years of Research on Children and Sesame Street refers to Big Bird as a canary. In an episode of Sesame Street, Big Bird was asked if he was related to the cassowary, he replied, “I’m more of a condor.” On a 1976 episode of Hollywood Squares, he said he was a lark, causing Marshall to crack up.  In the film Don’t...
Climax (Usher song)
The gallery of the House of Commons is located on a level above the floor of the Commons chamber and looks down on it. There is a recently introduced glass screen at the front of the gallery to prevent the throwing of objects into the chamber which has sadly led to a greatly reduced experience for the public. Link
7 Days (song)
The lyrics of “7 Days” mainly talk about what David does during a week with a girl. He meets a girl on Monday, and feels enough of a social connection to proceed by taking her out for a pint of mild on Tuesday. The night of alcoholic consumption results in a sexual relationship, causing David and his girl to have sexual intercourse on Wednesday. The sexual intercourse between the two...
Dude, Where's My Car?
It is unclear whether or not the title is itself an homage to the 1998 film The Big Lebowski, containing a scene in which John Goodman asks Jeff Bridges: “Dude, where’s your car?” Link
Another type for the adult market are sexually-themed piñatas, mostly those in the form of exotic dancers and strippers. Of the female of this type, the most popular are blondes. For the male, darker shades are preferred. Link
The practice is often most effective when accompanied by the threat or actual occurrence of a “look of consternation” from a vigilant, often elderly neighbor who “keeps watch” in their neighbor’s absence. Link
Despite having taken several years off from recording, Sir Mix-a-Lot is still known to mix frequently. Link (Thanks, Rob)
January 1 – The first New Year’s Eve Party with the invention of confetti and party hats is held. Link
Love Story (1970 film)
Newsweek felt the film was contrived and film critic Judith Crist called Love Story ”Camille with bullshit.” Writer Harlan Ellison was on record in The Other Glass Teat, his book of collected criticism, as calling it “shit”. President Richard Nixon however, reportedly enjoyed the film, regretting only that it contained so much cursing. Link
Great Pyramid of Giza
Khufu and his pyramid are even thematized in several computer games such as Tomb Raider - The last revelation, in which the player must enter Khufu´s pyramid and face the god Seth as the final boss. Another example is Duck Tales 2 for the Game Boy. In this game the player must guide Uncle Scrooge through a trap-loaded Khufu´s pyramid. Link
London in film
Early Victorian London was the setting for 2007’s musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, which takes place largely in Fleet Street. Link
Lowly attends school with Huckle and plays with him and his friends, but also takes part in more adult activities, such as driving a car. Hilda Hippo also has a crush on him, which he’s reluctant to return, although he does consider Hilda a good friend. Link
Fatigue vs. sleepiness Fatigue is generally considered a more long term condition than sleepiness (see Somnolence). Although sleepiness can be a symptom of medical issues, it usually results from lack of restful sleep, or a lack of stimulation . Chronic fatigue, on the other hand, is a symptom of a greater medical problem in most cases. It manifests in mental or physical weariness and...
Withnail and I
Drinking game There is a drinking game associated with Withnail and I. The game consists of keeping up, drink for drink, with each alcoholic substance consumed by Withnail over the course of the film. All told, Withnail is shown drinking roughly nine and a half glasses of red wine, half a pint of cider, one shot of lighter fluid (vinegar or overproof rum are common substitutes), two...
Rebecca Forstadt, is an American voice actress, best known for playing sweet anime girls. Link
Shrimp on the barbie
“Barbie” is Australian slang for barbecue and the phrase “slip a shrimp on the barbie”, for Americans, often evokes images of a fun social gathering under the sun. Link
Whig Party (United States)
During the Lincoln Administration (1861–65), ex-Whigs dominated the Republican Party and enacted much of the so-called “American System”. (There are other American Systems, such as in manufacturing, and in hotel accommodations.) Link (Thanks, Russell!)