~ The first players in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League were required to attend Charm school classes during spring training. The AAGPBL, which existed from 1943 to 1954, was memorialized in the 1992 film A League of Their Own.
~ Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, offers a performance degree in bagpipes. The university, founded by Scottish-born steel magnate Andrew Carnegie, has offered the degree since 1990.
~ Susan Lucci was nominated 19 times for an Emmy Award before she finally won in 1999.
~ Violet is the color that has the shortest wavelength. The visible colors, from shortest to longest wavelengths, are violet, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red.
~ In personal ads, the acronym DDF stands for Drug and Disease Free.