In early 1900s America, “jay” was a slang term used to describe a naïve or foolish person. Thus, when such a pedestrian decided to ignore traffic signals and street signs, he or she was referred to as a “jaywalker.”
Conan O'Brien's new talk show premieres next week. While it remains to be seen whether Conan will live up to the months of hype, the show will probably enjoy a lot more success than these failed celebrity gabfests.
The cashew is in reality a seed. Native to Brazil, the cashew is the seed of a cashew apple and contains an irritant toxin in its shell similar to poison ivy. This requires it to be deshelled before being shipped off to market.
The Vice President can be kind of a loose cannon out on the campaign trail, and his mouth sometimes gets him in trouble—the same kind of trouble Michael Scott often found at Dunder Mifflin. Can you tell which famous Scranton native said what?
DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)