Nugget of Knowledge: Random nuggets

Shakespeare gave us the name Jessica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – We have some more random facts to share with your friends at work:

What common garden pest can sleep for up to three years at a time?

  • Snail.

What is Mr. Clean’s first name?

  • Veritably.

Name the four different-colored ghosts in PAC-MAN.

  • Blinky is red, Pinky is pink, Inky is cyan and Clyde is orange.

Rogaine and Viagra treat other conditions today, but they were first developed for what problem?

  • High blood pressure.

What does a brontologist study?

  • They are experts on thunder.

Who first coined the named Jessica?

  • Shakespeare in the Merchant of Venice. He made up the name but it didn’t become popular until the 20th century.

Which member of the Rolling Stones began his musical career as a choirboy and performed at the 1953 coronation of Queen Elizabeth II?

  • Keith Richards. His bandmate, Mick Jagger, has been knighted, but Richards hasn’t yet.