Wednesday, March 26, 2008

You Learn Something New Everyday

Kermit the Frog is left handed.

"Corduroy" comes from the French, "cord du roi" or "cloth of the king."

The stress in Hungarian words always falls on the first syllable.

Eggplant is a member of the thistle family.

On the TV show Gilligan's Island, the Professor's real name was Roy Hinkley, the Skipper's real name was Jonas Grumby, Mary Ann's last name was Summers and Mrs. Howell's maiden name was Wentworth. Gilligan had a first name that was only used once, on the never-aired pilot show. His first name was Willy.

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