PopQuizzical Daily! for November 13, 2012
Lenny Bruce, a comedian, was at the forefront of freedom of speech movement in the 1950s & 1960s. What future comedian was arrested for not showing his ID the same night as Lenny Bruce was arrested for an alleged obscene and lewd comedic performance in 1962?
Yesterday's PopQuizzical Daily! answer: World War II.Wars and the military bring us all kinds of innovations, especially cussin’! Fubar, an expression of disgust regarding a situation, means ‘fucked up beyond all recognition’. And a lot of situations during World War II were just that – fubar. The term dates back to about 1944, and Ken Burns documentary “The War” (about WWII) even had an episode titled “FUBAR”. Ken Burns knows everything about history, or at least that’s what PBS keeps telling me.
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