1. The producers had to agree that Lisa Simpson, who became
a vegetarian on the episode, would remain one throughout the
2. About 20 minutes,
normally standing up, and usually for about 5 minutes or so
at a time.
3. 3 cents. During
the Civil War, when people were hoarding their coins for their
metallic value or melting them down to make ammunition, the
U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing started issueing postage-stamp
size "fracitional currency" in 3-, 5-, 10-, 25-, and
4. Fresh wild celery--which
was known as parsley. Both celery and parsley were called selinon
by the ancient Greeks.
5. Fifty. The record
holder, outfielder Vince Coleman, did it in 1989 while playing
for the St. Louis Cardinals.