The singer Roy Orbison's middle name was Kelton.
BEETLEIn January 2008, Quentin Wheeler, an entomologist at Arizona State University, announced to a Roy... MORE
CIRCUMCISIONEgyptian male mummies were all circumcised. ... MORE
HESITATIONAccording to research published in 2002, English speakers say 'um' before a long pause and... MORE
MARSHMALLOWThe furthest a marshmallow has been blown out of one nostril and caught in the... MORE
ZYWOCICEAlphabetically, the last place on earth is Zywocice in Poland. ... MORE
TUESDAYTuesday is named after the Norse God Tiw or Tyr.
The Romans called it dies Martis,... MORE
GREENLANDThe area of the European Economic Community (formerly known as the Common Market) was halved... MORE
FLAMINGOThe first flamingo to be fitted with an artificial leg was a bird known only... MORE
ROOFIt is illegal to throw anything other than snow from the roof of a building... MORE
GUINEA PIGSGuinea pigs are not pigs and do not come from Guinea.
In fact they originated in... MORE
QUEEN MARYThe liner Queen Mary was launched on 26 September 1934 by Queen Mary, wife of... MORE
BUTEIn 1750, John Bute was appointed lord of the bedchamber to Frederick, Prince of Wales;
STUDENTAccording to a report by British student accommodation providers Unite, the most common items left... MORE
BAGUETTEThe baguette became popular in France around 1920 and is said to owe its existence... MORE
EARWIGAccording to a paper by the Swiss zoologists Ralph Dobler and Mathias Kolliker published in... MORE
RHYMEIt has frequently been asserted that there are no English words that rhyme with purple,... MORE
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