In his death, Shakespeare left his wife his second best bed.
The Flyers in the Philadelphia Flyers doesn’t actually man anything – it was merely the result of a naming contest.
Ironically, the idiom “as American as apple pie” is more American than the pie itself. The saying was first recorded in a 1924 advertisement for Lestz Suits, an Amer…
The Lavender Scare, a plan by the USA government to purge homosexuals from their ranks, was primarily run by Roy Cohn.
Roy Cohn, later revealed to be a closeted homosexu…
Pioneers of the old Oregon Trail rarely rode in the actual Conestoga wagon, as their cargo were both too heavy, and their beds were too small to fit on.