When were Pogs popular?

When were Pogs popular?

Pogs were a short lived fad in the mid-90s. It involved throwing a small heavy disc, called a Slammer, on top of a stack of cardboard circles, called POGs. The game was popular with grade schoolers and other stupid people. POGs were caps to a bottled drink of the same name.

How many movies have won the Big Five?

The Big Five: Only three films have won the top five awards (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay): It Happened One Night (1934) One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) The Silence of the Lambs (1991).

What does bald faced lie mean?

A barefaced (or bald-faced) lie is one that is obviously a lie to those hearing it. The phrase comes from 17th-century British usage referring to those without facial hair as being seen as acting in an unconcealed or open way.

What is Dracula’s real name?

The word Dracula wasn’t something that Bram Stoker made up for his book; Vlad III actually preferred to be called that. His father, Vlad II, was a member of a secret society known as the Order of the Dragon. He was so proud to be a member that he had his name changed to “Dracul,” Romanian for “Dragon.”

What states were included in the Gadsden Purchase?

The Gadsden Purchase, or Treaty, was an agreement between the United States and Mexico, finalized in 1854, in which the United States agreed to pay Mexico $10 million for a 29,670 square mile portion of Mexico that later became part of Arizona and New Mexico.

What does ginger ale help with?

Ginger ale, as with other ginger products, is often used as a home remedy to alleviate indigestion or motion sickness, or to relieve and to soothe coughs and sore throats. Studies on its effectiveness as an anti-emetic have produced mixed results, with most finding that ginger extract will relieve symptoms of nausea.

How many times has the host country won the World Cup?

In the 19 FIFA World Cups so far, six host countries have been crowned champions: Uruguay (1930), Italy (1934), England (1966), Germany FR (1974), Argentina (1978) and France (1998), much to the delight of their home fans.

How many years did the Grinch put up with the Whos?

In the story, the Grinch laments that he has had to put up with the Whos’ celebration of Christmas for 53 years. As both Fensch and Charles Cohen note, Dr. Seuss was 53 when he wrote and published the book.