~ A kakistocracy is a kind of government with the worst of a society's citizens in power. (Sorry, I just had to!)
~ The computer mouse was first referred to as an "X-Y position indicator for a display system" in its inventor's patent application. Inventor Douglas Engelbart received a patent in 1970.
~ Flamboyant Hall of Fame quarterback Joe namath donated a pair of pantyhose to Planet Hollywood. He wore them on the field on cold days.
~ Zoologists believe it is likely that Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer is female. Male reindeer usually shed their antlers before mid-December. Female reindeer don't drop their antlers until spring when their claves are born.
~ There were four cabinet positions during George Washington's presidency: Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of War, and Attorney General.