33 Scrappy Bits of Trivia That Got That Dawg in Them

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33 Scrappy Bits of Trivia That Got That Dawg in Them

The not-so interesting facts out there can easily slip your mind. You try to pull a number or a date out of the ol’ memory bank, but it’s just a little off. It’s not your fault. It was never important enough to brand itself onto your brain folds. Well, you won’t have that problem with these red hot pokers. Brace yourselves.

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McDonald's introduced drive-through service due to the military. McDonald's GRAGKED.COM Military rules forbade the sol- diers from wearing their mili- tary uniforms in public, so the Sierra Vista, Arizona restaurant cut a hole into a wall to allow members of the military to pick up their or- ders from their car.

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An Irish woman was accused of being a changeling and murdered by her husband. Bridget Cleary was mur- dered by her husband in 1895 after he stated that she had been abducted by fairies with a changeling left in her place. Не claimed to have slain only the changeling. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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Grover Cleveland's youngest sister was the acting US First Lady from 1885-1886. Rose Cleveland was a lesbian and had a rela- tionship with a wealthy widow named Evange- line Marrs Simpson, with explicitly erotic correspondence. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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The U.S. Interstate system exists partly thanks to Eisenhower's WWII experiences. During and after WWII, Germany's four-lane highways were probably the best in the world, and Eisenhower used them to move troops and travel across the country. So he thought four-lane highways were a great transport system, and fought hard for the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Someone pranked Bobby Flay while he was getting his star on the Walk of Fame. BOBBY FLAY Della 3OBBY FLAY During the ceremony, a plane with a banner that said cheater flew overhead. His wife, who he was divorcing at the time, absolutely denied being behind that. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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In Billy Madison, Adam Sandler really hit kids with dodgeballs. When one of them started crying during the filming of the dodgeball scene, his parents came up to Sandler and complained. Sandler asked Didn't they read the script? and the parents told him They're six, they don't read yet. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Kazakhstan waged a media campaign against Sacha Baron Cohen over Borat. adidas PABLO ESCOLATA To fight the portrayal of their country in Borat, the Kazakhs ran TV ads and a New York Times insert. Cohen responded in-character as Borat, saying that claims that women are treated equally, and that all religions are tolerated are disgusting fabrications. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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REFRESHING SERVING OF SODA TRIVIA... CRACKED.COM 7-UP ORIGINALLY CONTAINED LITHIUM. In 1929, the soda was named Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda for its mood-altering substance.

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