The Norwgian Navy has a strange wedge-shaped ship that chases around the Russian fleet to conduct surveillance en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FS_…
The term "goose" is properly used for a female bird, while "gander" refers specifically to a male. Young birds before fledging are called goslings. A group on the ground is a gaggle; when in flight, they are called a skein, a team, or a wedge; when flying close together, they are called a plump. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goo…
Sushi pizza originates from Canada. Th dish was invented by Kaoru Ohsada while working at Nami Japanese Seafood Restaurant chef in Toronto. It uses a fried rice patty as the base and a variety of toppings drizzled with mayonnaise and wasabi powder. The dish is often served in wedges. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Today I Learned that in Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), pilot Wedge Anles was played by three people. The first actor (Colin Higgins) was fired after one day on set, and the second actor (Denis Lawson) had a bad accent so a third actor (David Ankrum) dubbed all of Wedge's lines. nerdist.com/article/star-…
Today I learned of the Flying Wedge, a popular football play in the early 1900's where the entire team would form a V and charge down the field, sweeping down the field like a tank. Teddy Roosevelt threatened to abolish the sport after 18 players died and 159 were badly injured during that season. history.com/news/how-tedd…
Australia’s largest bird of prey, the wedge-tailed eagle, is so territorial it will attack helicopters and small planes to defend its nest sites. birdsinbackyards.net/spec…
Today I learned about pizza farms, where all the ingredients needed for pizza are grown in wedge shaped plots. huffingtonpost.com.au/201…
Denis Lawson, the actor who played Wedge Antilles in Star Wars, is also Ewan McGregor’s uncle starwars.fandom.com/wiki/…
The Actor who Played Wedge Antilles in ROTJ (Denis Lawson) Is the Uncle of Ewan McGregor en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den…
The collective noun for geese changes based on what they're doing. On the ground, they're a gaggle or a flock. In flight, they're a skein, wedge or chevron. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Today I learned about the Cooper Vane, an aerodynamic wedge on the rear of an airplane that prevents the rear stairs from lowering. It is named after the legendary D.B. Cooper who hijacked a plane, demanded a $1,240,000 (adjusted) ransom, and escaped from the flying plane via a parachute and the rear stairs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coo…
The Horn shark lays conical shaped eggs with a spiral flange running around the outside, which enables the female to wedge it into a crevice, making it difficult for predators to access. arkive.org/california-hor…
There is more than one collective noun for geese. When on land they are a gaggle, on water they are a plump, and in the air they can be called a skein, wedge, or a team. thespruce.com/flock-names…
The oldest-known message in a bottle was tossed overboard from a German ship in 1886 and found off the coast of Wedge Island, Australia earlier this year. npr.org/sections/thetwo-w…
The Australian wedge-tailed eagles work in m/f pairs to engage in arial tactical combat against drones, costing tens of thousands of dollars in damages. bbc.com/news/amp/world-au…
An Australian wedge-tailed eagle named Courage II was a corporal in the Australian army and was charged with being AWOL when he refused to cooperate. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wed…
There are three types of sharks that lay corkscrew shaped eggs that the mother sharks wedge into crevices to ensure they survive the 11 months it takes to hatch seaa.rwsentosablog.com/po…
Ewan Mcgregor's real life uncle played Wedge Antilles, the only other person aside from Luke Sky walker to survive both death stars en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
Wedge Antilles actor rejected 'Star Wars: Episode VII' role because it would 'bore' him theverge.com/2014/5/12/57…
Denis Lawson, the actor who played rebel pilot Wedge Antilles in the original Star Wars trilogy, is Ewan McGregor's uncle. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den…
Denis Lawson, who played Wedge Antilles in the original Star Wars trilogy, is the maternal Uncle of Ewan McGregor, who played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-…
There are six basic simple machines: the lever, the wheel and axle, the inclined plane, the pulley, the wedge, and the screw. idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/…
Potato wedges are called "Jo Jos" in the United States Northwest

Had no clue. The more you know...

Are there any other seemingly normal named foods that have unusual names in different parts of the States?

Coronas arent meant to be drunk with a lime wedge. It was just a marketing stunt devised by two students in Austin and San Diego that was plagiarized by the then Mexican Company. "It opened to us a lot of markets around the world" elfinanciero.com.mx/blogs…
The largest pizza chain in S Korea has a pie with shrimp, peppers, olives, and mushrooms on one side, potato wedges, bacon, tortilla chips, and sour cream on the other, on a potato mousse cookie dough crust with sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and raisins, and comes with blueberry sauce. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Today I learned of a small tract of land (termed "The Wedge") along the borders of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Ownership of the land was disputed until 1921; it is now recognized as part of Delaware. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wed…
The Actor Who Played Wedge In The Original Star Wars Trilogy Is Ewan McGregor's Uncle en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den…
Ewan McGregor (who played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequels) is the nephew of Dennis Lawson, who played Wedge Antilles in the original trilogy youtube.com/watch?v=bfify…
Biggs and Wedge, recurring characters of the Final Fantasy series, are named after Luke Skywalker's wingmen in Star Wars thelifestream.net/reviews…
Parmesan Cheese is broken into wedges, not cut youtube.com/watch?v=PL6vP…
Ewan McGregor's uncle, actor Denis Lawson, played Wedge Antilles in the original Star Wars trilogy. imdb.com/name/nm0000191/b…
The "peen" is the end of the hammer opposite the striking face, typically wedge-shaped, curved, or spherical. merriam-webster.com/dicti…
Subway stopped using their "wedge" bread cutting technique about ten years ago. hackthemenu.com/subway/se…
The tabs on rear view mirrors dim the lights behind you by changing the angling on the prismatic wedge that is your mirror. youtube.com/watch?v=JBjQl…
In Newport Beach, California there's a freak wave called 'The Wedge' that was the accidental creation of the Army Corps of Engineers youtube.com/watch?v=2vXOJ…
Denis Lawson, the actor who portrayed Wedge Antilles in the original Star Wars trilogy, declined to reprise his role in Episode VII as it would have "bored" him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den…
Denis Lawson, who played minor character Wedge Antilles in Star Wars Episodes IV, V and VI, is the uncle of Ewan McGregor, who played Obi Wan Kenobi in the more recent Star Wars Episodes I, II and III. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ewa…
Some state that a wedge of lime was put on bottled beer like Corona to disinfect the rim or to keep flies from landing on it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee…
The Australian wedge-tailed eagles keen eyesight extends into the infrared and ultraviolet bands. This helps them spot prey and allows them to see rising thermals, which they can use to gain altitude while expending little energy. wikipedia.org/wiki/Wedge-…
You should cut your cake straight across rather than in wedges to better preserve it's integrity (according to 1906 essay) galton.org/essays/1900-19…
[] Ewan McGregor's uncle played "Wedge" in the original Star Wars. youtu.be/5ihqDETf324
Dennis Lawson, who played Wedge Antilles in the original Star Wars trilogy, is the uncle of Ewan McGregor, who played Obi-Wan in the second trilogy bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotlan…
Denis Lawson, who played Wedge, the X-Wing pilot from the original Star Wars trilogy, is the uncle of Ewan McGregor, who played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den…
Two World Trade Center, a skyscraper part of the new WTC complex, utilizes the designer's β€œwedge of light” concept, and will cast no shadow on the 9/11 Memorial Park on September 11 of every year. panynj.gov/wtcprogress/pd…
In Star Wars: A New Hope, two different actors play the character Wedge. starwars.wikia.com/wiki/F…
Denis Lawson, who played Wedge Antilles in the original Star Wars trilogy, turned down the chance to appear in the new Star Wars films, saying that they would have bored him. thecourier.co.uk/news/loc…
The play "The Deputy" (1963) was a actually an elaborate disinformation campaign organized by the KGB to discredit Pope Pius XII and drive a wedge between Christians and Jews around the world, code named Seat 12. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea…

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