Friday, October 18, 2013

Trivia Bits 18 October


  • In Athletics, the Barr test confirms the gender of the athlete.
  • When a cricket umpire raises both arms horizontally, he is indicating that that ball is wide.
  • The numeric term Twenty-Twenty describes perfect vision and a form of the game of cricket.
  • Appropriately That’s All Folks is written on the gravestone of Warner Brothers cartoonist Mel Blanc.
  • Grand Mal and Petit Mal are forms of the medical condition Epilepsy.
  • You would have your exact double if you had seen your Doppelganger.
  • The term per diem means per day.
  • Misogyny is the hatred or contempt of women and girls, but Misandry is the hatred or contempt of men and boys.
  • The young of the salmon is called Smolt.
  • The French cartoon skunk Pepe le Pew was madly in love with a reluctant cat.

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