Category Archives: Rumor

The Return of Rumor Has It

As we revive this site, we return to some of the old traditions laid down in the old days. One such is my Rumor Has It list. Below are several nuggets of knowledge that I’ll wager you did not know. … Continue reading

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Did You Know…? The Westerly, RI edition

In honor of the Facebook meme group “”You are probably from Westerly, RI if you remember…” I’ve put together this little collection of trivia that some of my fellow home-towners may not be so aware of. These are all true. … Continue reading

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Observations on the nature of these posts…

Some observations about this blog: “Clara Bow” and “nude” are two paired search flags that show up almost daily in my reference log. There are people out there who really like the idea of a nude Clara Bow (who wouldn’t?) … Continue reading

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Trivia, lies, and Torchwood

Some more bits of trivia that are probably lies, but who can say for sure in this world of uncertainty? Eyeglasses, as we know them today, were first developed in 11th century Syria. The prohibitive cost in making them, however, … Continue reading

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Bold Fabrications About Certain Webcomic Notables

None of the supposed “facts” about certain notable webcartoonists are true. They’re all lies. Fabrications and misrepresentations. This part of the post wouldn’t know the truth if it bit it on the post-erior. Lies. Lies. Lies. Now you may be … Continue reading

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Rumor Tuesday: Olympic Edition

This week’s Rumor Tuesday features little-known facts about the Olympics. Who says I can’t keep up with current events? Rumor has it… At the first modern Olympics games in 1896 held in Athens, the IOC had waited until only the … Continue reading

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Rumor Tuesday: US Lottery Edition

Today’s Rumor Tuesday takes a look at the ever-popular lottery system in the United States. Welcome to it. Today’s winning numbers are… Rumor has it… No lottery number in the US has been drawn in which, when all of the … Continue reading

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Rumor Tuesday: Language Edition

Welcome back to Rumor Tuesday, your one-stop site for interesting factoids–or stuff that sounds like factoids. This week’s edition looks at language–a course of study I was once very devoted to back in my kollege daze. I still enjoy paging … Continue reading

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Rumor Tuesday Returns! Special Lost Edition

Rumor Tuesday returns! Okay, so today is Wednesday, but that’s only because this week’s Rumor Tuesday features JJ Abrams and the TV show Lost with seven things we bet you never knew about the hit ABC drama. Lost‘s final season … Continue reading

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