Trivia of the Day for Tuesday

At an NOAA conference in 1972, Roxcy Bolton proposed naming hurricanes after Senators instead of women. She also preferred “him-i-canes.”

For one day in 1998, Topeka, Kansas, renamed itself “ToPikachu” to mark Pokemon’s U.S. debut.

Horses can’t vomit.

Before settling on the Seven Dwarfs we know today, Disney also considered Chesty, Tubby, Burpy, Deafy, Hickey, Wheezy, and Awful.

The 1975 Dictionary of American Slang defines “happy cabbage” as money to be spent “on entertainment or other self-satisfying things.”

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