In a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill, Admiral John Fisher used the phrase "O.M.G."
Ada Lovelace, daughter of the poet Lord Byron and the Countess of Lovelace, is considered the first computer programmer, despite having died in 1852 -- long before computers were actually built.
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Phil Jackson never saw a movie until his senior year in high school. TV? His family didn't own one. Dancing? Not allowed.
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Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
"¢Â Like Band-Aids and Kleenex, Popsicle is a brand whose name we probably all substitute to mean any frozen treat on a stick.
I don't know about you, but when I get a traffic ticket, I either grumble and pay it or go to court to fight it. Bluff City, TN resident Brian McCrary decided to go another direction.
Angus T. Jones, the "and a Half" of the CBS hit Two and a Half Men, makes $250,000 per episode.
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In these times of short attention spans, it's hard to get much shorter than the Four Word Film Review.
Here are eight movie titles rendered "Mad Gab" style. Reciting them out loud will give you a similar sound to the original titles, and it's your job to decipher them.
On Caregiving. Some time or another, we all find ourselves either responsible for someone else's quality of life, or we rely on someone for ours. It is part of being human.
Let's keep it simple this week -- here are a few of the best re-edits of the Ferris Bueller's Day Off trailer.
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