Mildly diverting things a clueless immigrant learnt this week
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- Pabst blue ribbon:
Ordering Pabst Blue Ribbon in a bar is not big and it is not clever. Also, pouring it straight out of the can and into a glass gets you laughed out the bar.
Tic-tac-toe is what Americans call noughts and crosses. I mentioned here why I was cool with the whole soccer / football mix-up, but renaming noughts and crosses? For shame!
- Today Show:
That woman who appears each morning on TV to be psychologically abused by Kathie Lee Gifford isn’t, as I thought, called Yoda. She is, in fact, called Hoda. Whether she has jedi-esque powers are yet to be confirmed.