deviled eggs

Why are they called deviled eggs?

No one knows for sure why the word 'deviled' was originally used, however, there is speculation that it was due to the Devil also being...
Elvis

How many songs did Elvis Presley record?

I've seen the number 711 floating around the internet, and that seems to be about right. If you include the soundtrack albums Elvis did in...
pink bubble gum

Why is bubble gum colored pink?

In 1928, Walter Diemer was working as an accountant for the Fleer Chewing Gum company but also dabbled around in the Fleer factory in his...
Barber pole

Why are there swirling red, white, and blue poles outside of barbershops?

The reason the barber pole is the way it is goes back to at least the Bronze age. Early Barber-surgeons would commonly use a staff, a...
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Is Chevy Chase, Maryland named after actor Chevy Chase?

No, Chevy Chase, Maryland is not named after actor Chevy Chase. It's actually the other way around. Chevy Chase was born named Cornelius Crane...

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