- 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)
Monday, August 27, 2018
YES OR B.S.
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