In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
The name for Oz in the “Wizard of Oz” was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw AN, and OZ, hence “Oz.”
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
Mr. Rogers was an ordained minister.
John Lennon’s first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.