Deipnophobia is the fear of dinner party conversations.
Most of these games are long out of print. If not, they're still pretty obscure. See how many you recognize. And if you missed our Ultimate Board Game Quiz, check that out over here.
The first baseball team to pay its players — and thus become a professional team — was the Cincinnati Red Stockings.
You know the stores. Do you know whether their names have apostrophes?
Why don't stores sell mouse-flavored cat food? It's a matter of marketing; tuna, chicken and liver flavors sound much more palatable to consumers.
"J" is the only letter of the alphabet not used in the atomic symbol for any element.
A ship going through the Panama Canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific has to travel southeast through the locks, because that's how the water runs where the canal was constructed.
In a survey, 58% of British teens thought Sherlock Holmes was a real guy; 20% thought Winston Churchill was not.