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Monday, August 27, 2018

YES OR B.S.

  • Bourbon is the traditional drink of the Kentucky Derby. (B.S., it's a Mint Julep)
  • Twinkies are 68 percent sugar. (B.S., they are 68 percent air)
  • Whoopi Goldberg was the first female to host the Oscars? (Yes)
  • A working zipper runs up and down the original cover of Rolling Stones' "Sticky Fingers" album. (Yes)
  • Elizabeth Taylor once accepted an Oscar with the words "I deserve this." (B.S., it was Shirley Maclaine for "Terms of Endearment")
  • Surveys have concluded that the average person will use the bathroom six times during the average workday. (Yes)
  • Mormon leader Brigham Young invented the department store. (Yes)
  • White snow melts faster than dirty snow. (B.S., dirty snow melts faster because it absorbs more heat)
  • Elvis' middle name is misspelled on his tombstone. (Yes, on his birth certificate it's spelled Aron, but on the tombstone Aaron)
  • Tug Of War was an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920. (Yes)
  • 6 mixed drinks will get you drunker than 6 beers. (B.S.! A standard mixed drink has the same amount of alcohol as one beer)
  • The tongue is the strongest muscle in your body? (Yes)
  • The classic Barbie Doll was the first toy ever advertised on TV. (B.S., it was Mr. Potato Head
  • When a defendant in court claims that the effects of allergies, coffee, nicotine, or sugar entered into the motives of the crime, it's called a "Twinkie defense." (Yes)
  • Proctor and Gamble chose the name Pringles for its potato chips by combining the first letters of the names Proctor and Gable's executives. (B.S., by Choosing the name from a telephone book)
  • In popcorn lingo, a popped kernel of corn is known as a "Flake". (Yes)
  • Tortilla chips were invented in Mexico City. (B.S., in Los Angeles)
  • Jack Nicholson's movie debut was in the B-movie "Little Shop of Horrors." (Yes)
  • Between 1931 and 1969, Walt Disney did not receive a single Oscar. (B.S., 35 Oscars)
  • The biggest selling Beatles single was "I Want To Hold Your Hand". (B.S., it was "Hey Jude")
  • In 1998, Exhibitor Relations corrected for ticket-price inflation and identified the all-time highest grossing movie. It was "The Wizard of Oz." (B.S., it was "Gone With The Wind")
  • Rolling Stones Top 100 Albums of the 1980s listed Michael Jackson's Thriller as #1. (B.S., it was "London Calling" by The Clash)
  • On the PBS TV show, Mister Rogers used to travel to the neighborhood of Make-Believe in a fire engine. (B.S., in a trolley car)

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