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Tater Tots were first created in 1953 when Ore-Ida founders F. Nephi Grigg and Golden Grigg were trying to figure out what to do with leftover slivers of cut-up potatoes (The name "tater tot" is a registered trademark of the American frozen food company Ore-Ida, but is often used as a generic term. "Tater" is short for potato)
In Minnesota, Tater Tot Hotdish is a favorite..................
You can even buy a fabric.....................
Taking a break.................
Vultures in The Jungle Book were inspired by The Beatles (Ziggy is John, Dizzy is George, Buzzy is Ringo, and Flaps is Paul)
The “Windy City” name has nothing to do with Chicago weather. Chicago’s nickname was coined by 19th-century journalists who were referring to the fact that its residents were “windbags” and “full of hot air.”
X-rated animated film Fritz the Cat is still the most successful independent animated feature to date (it was the first animated feature film to get an X-rating in the U.S. Contrary to the outrage that would cause today, the film’s distributors jumped on it with tagline such as “90 minutes of violence, excitement, and SEX…he’s X-rated and animated!” It was the first commercially animated feature film to capitalize on the X rating it snagged from the Motion Picture Association of America to sell tickets. It worked..................The movie was made for $700,000 but has grossed over $90 million)
Yellow Submarine Day - As part of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the movie Yellow Submarine, August 30th 1999 was declared ‘Yellow Submarine Day’ by the Mayor of Liverpool. Over 350,000 fans turned up to a giant street party and were treated to the first public screening of a restored version of the film.
Zebras have one toe on every foot
Thank you so much! I needed a laugh-out-loud moment and the cartoon about "Spot" did it.
Round 6 ...
Alligators have between 74 and 80 teeth in their mouth at a time. As teeth wear down they are replaced. An alligator can go through 2000 to 3000 teeth in a lifetime.
Bela Lugosi was buried in his Dracula costume (Contrary to popular belief, Lugosi never requested to be buried in his cloak; Bela G. Lugosi confirmed on numerous occasions that he and his mother, Lillian, actually made the decision but believed that it is what his father would have wanted)