The Greeks associated the sound of a partridge taking flight with the sound of intestinal gas. This is revealed by the etymology of the word "perdiks", which in their language refers to this bird perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/…
The original Chris on the Partridge Family tv show was replaced after the first season because he had a personality conflict with every person in the cast, especially David Cassidy and Danny Bonaduce. He was 10 years old at the time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In 1474, Gujarat's Sundernagar district India, Rajput Parmar community sacrificed more than 200 men to save an injured but escaped partridge bird from hunters. Since then killing of partridge is banned in that area. indiatoday.in/magazine/of…
Shirley Jones was the actual stepmom to David Cassidy when they starred on the series The Partridge Family. Shirley was married at the time to Jack Cassidy who actually played her love interest in the first pilot which was re shot without him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In 2002 councilmen Charles Joyce of Norfolk and Andy Pearmain of Norwich blamed BBC comedy character Alan Partridge for damaging the area's reputation and Norwich's omission from the 2008 City of Culture shortlist. The BBC responded that I'm Alan Partridge was a comedy, not a documentary. telegraph.co.uk/news/ukne…
Nearly 200 years before turducken became popular, there was the RΓ΄ti Sans Pareil: a bustard stuffed with a turkey-goose-pheasant-chicken-duck-guinea fowl-teal-woodcock-partridge-plover-lapwing-quail-thrush-lark-ortolan-bunting and garden warbler, the last being just big enough to hold an olive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tur…
Andy Partridge, lead singer and primary songwriter for legendary British band XTC, bought a toy shark to use as fleshlight in order to stay faithful to his wife while on tour. magnetmagazine.com/2007/0…
Today I learned of the 'rΓ΄ti sans pareil'β€”a bustard stuffed with a turkey, a goose, a pheasant, a chicken, a duck, a guinea fowl, a teal, a woodcock, a partridge, a plover, a lapwing, a quail, a thrush, a lark, an ortolan bunting, a garden warbler, an anchovy, an olive, and a single caper vice.com/en_ca/article/7b…
A parisian gastronomist invented the "rΓ΄ti sans pareil", a warbler, stuffed inside a bunting, inside a lark, inside a thrush, inside a quail...lapwing, plover, partridge, woodcock, teal, guinea fowl, duck, chicken, pheasant, goose, turkey, bustard. A 17-bird stuffed meal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tur…
After WW1 there was a bus shortage in London, so 'Pirate Buses', first enterprised by A.G. Partridge, began operating. Races between London buses and the 'Pirates' became a spectacle. gizmodo.co.uk/2014/01/18-…
The Partridge Family theme song (C'mon on, Get Happy) and Hang on Sloopy were written by the same person, Wes Farrell. He died in 1996, so his family will receive royalties until 2071. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wes…
Brian Forster, who played Chris Partridge on The Partridge Family, is a direct descendant of Charles Dickens. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bri…
Michael the Geordie from Alan Partridge is the voice of the CompareTheMarket meerkats digitalartsonline.co.uk/n…
When actress Shirley Jones (of The Partridge Family) sued the National Enquirer for libel, she became part of a U.S. Supreme Court precedent for personal jurisdiction en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cal…
Harry Partridge (popular YouTube animator well-known for cartoons such as "Saturday Morning Watchmen" and "Dr. Bees") is the son of Andy Partridge, a member of XTC (a popular New Wave band). tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwik…
Emma Stone Got Her Start After Winning A Partridge Family Reality Show Competition youtube.com/watch?feature…
Emma Stone got her big breakthrough with reality television--a search for the next Partridge family cast ew.com/article/2014/04/21…
The goldfish in The Partridge Family were named "Simon & Garfunkel" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sim…

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