In New Jersey and Oregon, pumping your own gas is illegal. These states banned self-service out of fear that untrained consumers might light themselves on fire. The laws are surprisingly popular with citizens; any mention of their repeal has been met with fervent opposition.
The popular hip-shaking dance, the merengue, got its name from the whisking motion required to make meringue. Without all that mixing and stirring, meringue is nothing more than egg whites, sugar, and cream of tartar.
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.)