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Brewer's: Slow Coach

A dawdle. As a slow coach in the old coaching-days “got on” slowly, so one that “gets on” slowly is a slow coach. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham…

Brewer's: Slow

Stupid, dull. A “quick boy” is one who is sharp and active. Awfully slow, slang for very tupid and dull. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Slow Coac…

Super Slow Pitch

Super Slow Pitch Multiple winners: Ritch’s/Superior (4); Howard’s/Western Steer and Steele’s Sports (3); Lighthouse/Worth and Long Haul (2).Year 1981Howard's/Western Steer…

Major Slow Pitch

Major Slow Pitch Multiple winners: Gatliff Auto Sales, Riverside Paving and Skip Hogan A.C. (3); Campbell Carpets, Hamilton Tailoring, Howard’s Furniture, Long Haul TPS and New Construc…

Brewer's: Moses Slow of Speech

The account given in the Talmud (vi.) is as follows: Pharach was one day sitting on his throne with Moses on his lap, when the child took off the king's crown and put it on his own head. T…

Animated Math Videos: Number Sense and Patterns

Infoplase and FactMonster are pleased to present a collection of videos from our partner Pearson Education. Pearson is devoted to creating tools that provide endless opportunities for learners at ev…

Who's the Last Survivor?

A look back at Infoplease predictions for the final castaway by Gerry Brown These Predictions Were Made in the Summer of 2000. #1 Pick: Susan #2 Pick: Richard #3…

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson became the 17th president of the United States after the 1865 assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Johnson was an unlikely man for the job: he had been a poor tailor in Tennessee before he…