Holland. The Dutch call it koolsla--a combination of
kool, which means "cabbage," and sla,
an abbreviated form of the French salade.
2. The hip-hop classic
"Rapper's Delight" by the Sugarhill Gang, in 1979.
3. Usually turnips--but
sometimes beets, rutabagas, or potatoes. The custom of carving
turnip lanterns for Halloween originated in Ireland.
4. British potter
Josiah Spode, in 1794.
5. The 1824 contest
between Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams. The survey of
voters--taken in Wilmington, Delaware, for the Harrisburg
Pennsylvanian--showed Jackson ahead, 335 to 169.