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#059:Urban Myths

Season:  1
Number:  059
Wave:  1
Color:  orange
Suit:  pixel suit
Corner:  bottom left corner
Card's Points:  15
Card Group's Points:  60
Reverse:  generic reverse
Playing Card:  Q ♠
Number Marks: 
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You've probably heard of all these famous urban myths before but you might be surprised to discover that only one of them is true. which one?

1. Van Halen's standard performance contract contained a clause that asked for them to be provided with a bowl of M&Ms, but with all the brown ones removed.

2. Kevin's lovable yet geeky sidekick in TV's "The Wonder Years" was played by Marilyn Manson.

3. The athletic shoe Adidas gained its name from an acronym for 'All Day I Dream About Sex'.

4. The word 'posh' is an acronym for 'Port Out Starboard Home' which was printed on the first-class tickets issued by the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company.

5. In the 1960s the BBC was forced to take the children's TV show, Captain Pugwash, off the air due to the startling revelation that several of the characters has names that were less than wholesome.

6. The word 'golf' is an acronym formed from "gentlemen only; ladies forbidden.

7. The Great Wall Of China is the only man-made object visible from the moon.

8. The John Steinbeck novel The Grapes of Wrath was published in a Japanese translation with title The Angry Raisins.

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PXCCC 2.0 2007-03-05 22:47:53 PST