Discussion in 'New Roundtable' started by Bengal B, Feb 27, 2014.
bullet bob hayes
I don't know who keeps track of these things but Grateful Dead played Scarlet Begonias in concert 316 times.
I wonder if professional farters are the same people who engage in competitive eating.
Le Pétomane (/ləˈpɛtəmeɪn/, French pronunciation: [ləpetɔman]) was the stage name of the French flatulist (professional farter) and entertainer Joseph Pujol (June 1, 1857 – August 8, 1945). He was famous for his remarkable control of the abdominal muscles, which enabled him to seemingly fart at will.
Castoreum, a unique additive that was used in vanilla ice cream, puddings and syrups for decades
was obtained from a gland in a beaver's anus.
Where is taint when you need him...
It's against the law to name a baby Lucifer in Sweden.
"mechanical doping" or cyclists hiding an electrical motor in their bikes, is an actual problem and race winners have been caught with little motors in their bikes that make them like 40% faster, which of course makes a chump into world champion.
i dunno if this qualifies as a little known fact. i never heard of it until today
2 LKF to commemorate the anniversary of the 1927 debut of the Harlem Globetrotters:
The Globetrotters actually originated in Chicago. Although they've played in 124 countries, they never actually played in Harlem until 1960.
This one I experienced personally: The organization is very open with local media during its appearances, with one exception: Taping of the Magic Circle pregame routine is forbidden.
Omphalophobia is the fear of belly buttons.
Actors Werner Klemperer (Col. Klink), John Banner (Sgt. Schultz), Howard Caine (Maj. Hochstetter) and Leon Askin (Gen. Burkhalter), who portrayed the chief Nazis on the 1960's sitcom Hogan’s Heroes, were all Jewish. They all served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II. Robert Clary, who played French prisoner LeBeau, was also Jewish and a survivor of the Holocaust.