…that the shortest distance between two points in South Carolina always leads past a Waffle House?

…that a marsupial’s “pouch” is, anatomically speaking, a small carpetbag?

…that Beethoven tore up the first draft of his Fifth Symphony after he was unable to find a single competent kazoo player in all of Vienna?

…that the last individual to be prosecuted for blasphemy in Massa­chusetts was a parrot formerly belonging to the socialist politician Eugene Debs?

…that Einstein’s theory of relativity was heavily censored by the Lord Chamberlain when it was first published in the United Kingdom?