Julia Louis-Dreyfus's character Elaine on "Seinfeld" tells the Soup Nazi he looks like Al Pacino and exclaims "Hoo-Ah!" The line was an unscripted suggestion by Jerry Seinfeld. Louis-Dreyfus says she still has never seen "Scent of a Woman." youtu.be/f6SWr9gWKZM
Unlike movie content ratings which are all governed by a single body (the MPAA), TV content ratings are merely suggestions and are determined by the individual networks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TV_โ€ฆ
When band leader Miles Davis checked into a hospital for routine tests, doctors suggested he have a tracheal tube implanted to relieve his breathing after repeated bouts of pneumonia. The suggestion provoked an outburst from Davis that led to an intracerebral hemorrhage which killed him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milโ€ฆ
The percontation mark โธฎ, sometimes called the 'irony mark', was a 16th-century suggestion for indicating a rhetorical question. Who knewโธฎ Could we have messed this up any moreโธฎ etc. mentalfloss.com/article/1โ€ฆ
Today I learned about Ern Malley, a fictitious Australian poet created to ridicule modernist poetry. A modernist journal devoted an issue to his poems and the editor was sued for immoral material. A policeman said "I don't know what 'incestuous' means, but I think there is a suggestion of indecency about it." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernโ€ฆ
Before firing the director of โ€œThe Walking Deadโ€, AMC sent notes to then director Frank Darabont with suggestions on how to lower the budget for season 2. One of these suggestions read: โ€œCouldn't the audience hear the zombies sometimes and not see them, to save on makeup?โ€ hollywoodreporter.com/newโ€ฆ
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class was developed as a result of a suggestion to develop a military vehicle by the Shah of Iran, who at the time was a significant shareholder of the company. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merโ€ฆ
Rabies Disease produces Hydrophobia ("fear of water"), since the ability to transmit the virus would decrease significantly if the infected individual could swallow saliva and water. Thus, attempts to drink or even suggestion of drinking can cause painful spasms in the throat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabโ€ฆ
Some lawmakers want to change Kazakhstan's name. The most recent suggestion was "Kazakh Republic" (Kazakhstan's original name) for the upcoming 100th anniversary of independence. They argue "stan" countries get confused and the change would create a unique identity for foreign interest. eurasianet.org/kazakhstanโ€ฆ
PG-13 system was created by the MPAA due to complaints regarding the violent nature of some scenes from two Spielberg films - Gremlins, and more prominently Indiana Jones: Temple of Doom. This was based on Spielberg's own suggestion to Jack Valenti, who created the original MPAA ratings. businessinsider.in/How-Inโ€ฆ
Today I learned of Chick Donohue, a merchant marine who took a bartenderโ€™s suggestion and made a daring visit to Vietnam in 1967 as a civilian to deliver beer to his soldier buddies taskandpurpose.com/historโ€ฆ
Today I learned about Nameless, Texas. After submitting six names in order to get a post office and having all six rejected, citizens responded by stating, "Let the post office be nameless and be damned!" The government accepted this suggestion and the town of Nameless was born. hillcountryexplorer.com/Lโ€ฆ
Wikipeida have tried to adopt a mascot. Suggestions have been a monkey behind a typewriter, an amoeba, Cliff Clavin (from Cheers), The Thinker, an owl, slime mold, termites. The most common mascot is the anime influenced Wikipie-Tan, a Moe personification of the site. She's still unofficial. meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wโ€ฆ
Originally known as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, with Walt Disney and his brother, Roy, as equal partners, the company soon changed its name, at Royโ€™s suggestion, to the Walt Disney Studio d23.com/disney-history/
An American-Chinese style restuarant in China used a collection box for suggestions on what messages they would like to see in fortune cookies, and got a bunch of penis drawings. vice.com/en_us/article/ypโ€ฆ
Roman Emperor Caligula once appointed his favorite horse, Incitatus, to the senate. Many think that this was because of Caligula's very known insanity, but there are suggestions that it was an elaborate prank to mock the senate and say that even a horse could easily perform their duties. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incโ€ฆ
Before Windows became the standard operating system for PCs, there was CP/M. In 1980 IBM approached Digital Research at Bill Gates' suggestion. After the talks failed. IBM instead contracted with Microsoft to provide an operating system. Microsoft purchased 86-DOS for $50000 & renamed to MS-DOS. wikipedia.org/wiki/86-DOS
When Scholastic bought the US rights to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone they wanted the title changed to Harry Potter and the School of Magic. Rowling told them no, but compromised with her own suggestion of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. She later regretted allowing the change. mentalfloss.com/article/9โ€ฆ
A sailor, Gonzalo Guerrero, shipwrecked in the Yucatan years before Cortez began his conquest of Mexico. He eventually became a respected warrior among the Mayans and even led military campaigns. On his suggestion, native tribes ambushed and crushed Spains first expedition into Mexico. wikipedia.org/wiki/Gonzalโ€ฆ
Sugar has no RDA. There are only suggestions on limits based on your age and weight. rightshape.com/sugar-rda-โ€ฆ
When Tom Hanks was still in high school he wrote a letter to George Roy Hill (director of Butch Cassidy). In the letter Hanks gives Hill permission to discover him and offers a few suggestions on how he can do it. lettersofnote.com/2016/07โ€ฆ
The aversion of most predators toward hunting honey badgers has led to the suggestion that the countershaded coats of cheetah cubs evolved in imitation of the honey badger's colouration, which warns off predators. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honโ€ฆ
The Rolling Stones logo is based on Hindu goddess Kali's classic fierce open mouth. Mick Jagger is the one who made the suggestion to designer Jon Pasche. adweek.com/brand-marketinโ€ฆ
Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream was invented by Ben & Jerryโ€™s in 1984 by suggestion of an anonymous fan. The flavor wasnโ€™t mass produced until 1991. benjerry.com/whats-new/20โ€ฆ
State Department travel suggestions for travel to South Sudan include making funeral arrangements travel.state.gov/content/โ€ฆ
The 'Healthiest hearts in the world' were found in a Bolivian forest people, who get 72% of their energy from carbohydrates, which is the exact opposite to many recent suggestions that carbohydrates are unhealthy. bbc.co.uk/news/health-392โ€ฆ
There have been suggestions to teach the NATO phonetic alphabet to all medical professionals, in order to avoid accidental deaths due to miscommunication. effectiviology.com/brief-โ€ฆ
Fred DeLuca was a 17-year-old who started what would become Subway. He asked a friend if he had any suggestions on how he could pay for medical school and then borrowed $1000 from him en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freโ€ฆ
In the late 1960s, US plane hijacking had become so commonplace, specifically requests to be down to Cuba, but the industry so resistant to security changes, that a suggestion was seriously proposed to build a fake Havana airport in southern Florida to fool the hijackers into capitulation 99percentinvisible.org/epโ€ฆ
The US government commissioned teams of artists and scientists to devise ways to warn humans 10,000 in the future of buried radioactive waste. One suggestion was to breed cats whose fur changed color when exposed to radiation, then immortalize the cats in song and legend. mentalfloss.com/article/2โ€ฆ
Batwoman first appeared in the DC Comics universe as a romantic interest for Batman to dispel suggestions of his homosexuality. theguardian.com/culture/2โ€ฆ
Shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks a memo was distributed to radio stations with a list of songs deemed 'lyrically inappropriate'; the list contained 165 suggestions with one reading "Every Rage Against the Machine Song". slate.com/articles/news_aโ€ฆ
A grid of online ads posing as "suggestions for further reading" is called a "chum box." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuโ€ฆ
The Kit Kat chocolate bar can trace its origins to a worker at the chocolate bar factory who put a note in the suggestion box saying the company should invent a chocolate bar that โ€œa man could take to work in his pack upโ€. yorkpress.co.uk/news/8446โ€ฆ
In 1955 Ford Motor Co. asked poet Marianne Moore for name ideas for a car brand. Her ideas included Thunderblender, Intelligent Blender, The Intelligent Whale and Utopian Turtletop. FoMoCo ignored all her suggestions and went with Edsel. poetryfoundation.org/harrโ€ฆ
The knuckleball is so rare in baseball that pitchers who use it share tips and suggestions even if on competing teams, because they have no others on their own teams to discuss the pitch with. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knuโ€ฆ
Al Gore's father once proposed, in Congress, "something cataclysmic" be done to end the Korean War. His suggestion involved creating a radiation belt on the 38th parallel using atomic bombs to turn the border of North and South Korea into a permanent toxic wasteland. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albโ€ฆ
That Mary Shelley's Frankenstein was borne from a suggestion by Lord Byron, while she and Percy Bysshe Shelley were visiting, that they all try to write a '"ghost story." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fraโ€ฆ
The United States government solicits comments on proposed federal regulations. Some laws delegate legislative powers to executive department leaders, which means they have wider power to implement suggestions by the public and are not limited by what is specifically stated in the law. regulations.gov
Mountain Dew held a democratic poll to name its new drink, the top suggestion was "hitler did nothing wrong" huffingtonpost.com/2012/0โ€ฆ
Breaking Bad was originally set in Riverside,California but at the suggestion of Sony Albuquerque was chosen for the production location due to the favorable financial conditions offered by the state of New Mexico.Eventually,the story was changed to be set at the actual production location. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breโ€ฆ
If General Sherman's suggestion of granting "40 acres and a mule" to millions of African-American families after the Civil War had been carried out, the grant would be worth at least $6.4 trillion today. yesmagazine.org/issues/maโ€ฆ
San Diego Wild Animal Park's old monorail was called the Wgasa Bush Line after planners asked employees for name suggestions. Wgasa stands for 'Who Gives A Shit Anyhow?' snopes.com/fact-check/wgaโ€ฆ
When Mountain Dew asked an online poll to name its new drink, the top suggestions included "Hitler Did Nothing Wrong", "Gushing Granny" and "Fapple" huffingtonpost.com/2012/0โ€ฆ
In 1949, Grady the Cow got stuck in a silo. The incident garnered national media attention, with thousands of people writing letters suggestion how to get the cow out. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graโ€ฆ
Iceland are rewriting their constitution via Facebook; allowing the public to make suggestions and alterations. zdnet.com/blog/facebook/iโ€ฆ
The biblical suggestion to "turn the other cheek" (as well as to give up one's cloak, and go the second mile) was, in context, a creative and non-violent way to humiliate one's oppressor. dharmagates.org/other_cheโ€ฆ
The soundtrack for the film 'Juno' was originally going to be predominantly Glam Rock until a suggestion made by Ellen Page. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junโ€ฆ
Early name suggestions for the Ford Thunderbird included the Beaver and the Hep Cat. boston.com/cars/news-and-โ€ฆ
During the filming of Jurassic Park, Dr. Ian Malcolm distracting the dinosaur with a flare was included at Jeff Goldblum's suggestion, as he felt a heroic action was better than going by the original script, where like Gennaro, Malcolm would get scared and run away. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurโ€ฆ

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