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Cracker

ABCThursday 9:00–10:00 p.m.; moved to Saturday 9:00–10:00 p.m.Cast: Robert Pastorelli, Carolyn McCormick, Josh Hartnett, Robert Wisdom, R. Lee Ermey and Mariska HargitayBased on the British…

Brewer's: Cracker

So called from the noise it makes when it goes off. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894CracknellsCracked Pipkins A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P…

Which Graham Invented the Crackers?

The Question: How did the graham cracker get its name? The Answer: Graham crackers and graham flour are both named after a failed minister…

Thompson, William T.

(Encyclopedia) Thompson, William T., 1812–82, American humorist and editor, b. Ravenna, Ohio. He was founder and editor of the Savannah Morning News, which became one of the most…

Marx Brothers

(Encyclopedia) Marx Brothers, team of American movie comedians. The members were Julius (1890?–1977), known as Groucho; Arthur (1888?–1964), originally Adolph and known as Harpo;…

Groucho Marx

Julius "Groucho" Marx was the most famous of the Marx Brothers, a landmark comedy team of vaudeville and the movies. The Marx Brothers' witty, irreverent wordplay and clever physical gags made them…

Samantha Morton

A popular television and film actor in the United Kingdom, Samantha Morton is recognized internationally for her role as the precog, Agatha, in Steven Spielberg's Minority Report (2002, starring Tom…

Molly Ivins

Political journalist Molly Ivins was a Texas liberal known for cracker-barrel commentary with biting humor reminiscent of Mark Twain. Raised in Houston, she was a graduate of Smith College (1966) and…

1999 Race Locations

February— DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.; BIG KMART 400 at North Carolina Motor Speedway in Rockingham, N.C. March— LAS VEGAS 400 at Las Vegas Motor…

2000 Winston Cup Race Locations

February— DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.; DURA LUBE/KMART 400 at North Carolina Motor Speedway in Rockingham, N.C. March— CARSDIRECT.COM 400 at Las…