Cultural Trivia Quiz: Where Did this Hideous Image Come From?( andrewhammel.typepad.com).
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Mosquitos like …
The color blue. If youre camping or picnicking, I think blue denims are not the best option for wear (or BSU gear:-RRB-).
Chasing the dream.
Most likely best understood for the Vacation movies and his stint on Saturday Night Live, Chevy Chase was an early drummer for the rock group Steely Dan.
A Name is Just a Name. Or is it?
Apparently, a couple U.S. products have had problems being offered in Mexico since of how they were named. The very first was the Chevy Nova – according to legend “no va” can be actually equated as “no go” in Spanish. Snopes.com calls this legend false, but it still gets a great deal of press.
Another story is about the soft drink Fresca. Allegedly, fresca is slang in Mexico for “lesbian” (although “fresh old woman” may be a more actual translation).
Another report is about “Siri”, the software/voice for the iPhone. Obviously in Japanese it can be translated as “ass” or “rump”.
Have Another Cup?
, if you wanted to devote suicide by consuming coffee (coffeecide?), it would take about 100 cups to reach the deadly does for caffeine of 10 grams.
Addicted to Junk.
The Frito-Lay corporation spends $30 million per year on chemists, psychologists and researchers to find the very best ways to get customers addicted to their products. A gadget that simulates chewing (for that “perfect crunch”) costs $40,000.
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Oscars trivia quiz: Hudson Valley stars at the Academy Awards( newyork.newsday.com).
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Allegedly, a couple U.S. items have actually had concerns being offered in Mexico since of how they were called. The very first was the Chevy Nova – according to legend “no va” can be actually translated as “no go” in Spanish. Snopes.com calls this legend incorrect, however it still gets a lot of press.
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