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Brewer's: Jerusalem Pony

A needy clergyman or minister, who renders temporary aid to his brother ministers for hire; so called in humersome discourtesy. The Jerusalem pony is a large species of donkey. Source: Di…

Is the Red Sea red?

The Question: Is the Red Sea red? If so, why? The Answer: Of course it's not actually red, but sometimes it appears that way. Located between the East African coast and the Saudi Arab…

Red Shirt

The Question: What is the origin of the term "red shirt freshman?" Why red shirt? The Answer: Freshmen are often allowed to practice but not com…

Red Spot

It's not all black and white. Earth, Neptune, and Uranus are all blue because of gases in their atmosphere.Blue Stars These are the hottest stars, with a surface temperature of more than 37,0…

Otis Redding

Otis Redding was a black soul singer who died in a plane crash in 1967, just before the release of what turned out to be his biggest hit, "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay." Redding grew up in Macon,…

Red River

Red River. 1 River, 1,222 mi (1,967 km) long, southernmost of the large tributaries of the Mississippi River. It rises in two branches in the Texas Panhandle and flows SE between Texas and Oklahoma an…

Eric the Red

Eric the Red (also Erik Thorvaldson, Eirik Raude or Eirik Torvaldsson) was a native of Norway and the founder of the first European settlement in Greenland. Nicknamed for the color of his hair, Eric w…

Red Skelton

Red Skelton(Richard Bernard Skelton)comedian, actorBorn: 7/18/1913Birthplace: Vincennes, Indiana Skelton's father was a circus clown who died before Red was born. By age 15 Skelton was performing on t…

The Red Violin

Director:Francois GirardWriters:Don McKellar and Francois GirardLions Gate Films; 130 minutes;unratedRelease:5/99Cast:Carlo Cecchi, Jason Flemyng, Samuel L. Jackson From the director of 32 Sho…

Red Planet

Director:Antony HoffmanWriters:Chuck Pfarrer and Jonathan LemkinWarner Bros.; 110 minutes; PG-13Release:11/00Cast:Carrie-Anne Moss, Val Kilmer, Tom Sizemore In a not-so-distant future, all the…