“Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols
"Mom, where do tampons go?"
"Where the babies come from, darling."
"In the stork?"
Many languages have the same roots.
English, Portuguese, Latvian, Pashto, and Greek all sound very different today, but these languages all have a common ancestor called Proto-Indo-European. Though we don't have any written examples of it, linguists have worked backwards from a variety of modern languages to try to reconstruct it. Using their reconstruction, the sentence "The king wanted a son" would be written as "H3rḗḱs súhxnum u̯l̥nh1to."
After a long day working on the Great Pyramids, Ancient Egyptians liked to get into bed, unwind, and lay their heads on a nice comfy rock. That’s right, they used rock slabs for their pillows.
Courtney Love insists that the role of the heroin dealer, Lance, in Pulp Fiction was offered to Kurt Cobain. Tarantino has steadfastly refuted this claim, saying he never even met the late Nirvana singer.
"I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way."
Who Framed Roger Rabbit, 1988
What is one thing you should never say at a wedding?