Why is a Mulligan (as in golf) called a ‘Mulligan’? Is it because someone named Mulligan was particularly poor at golf?
According to Dr. Rand Jerris, United States Golf Association (USGA) Museum Curator, there are several variations of several stories on the origins of the term “mulligan.” All of them have something to do [...]
I know it’s Basketball Central around here, but has Duke ever had a good football team? I mean, come on! I’m from Big 10 country, and even Northwestern has a good team now.
“Has Duke ever had a good football team”?!
Let me educate you, son! While Duke hasn’t fielded a consistently great football team [...]
Do you recommend skinny dipping in a pond in the Duke Gardens? [3574B]
[written in answer space: No. There are frogs in that pond. You'll get warts.]
No, Secret Scribbler, you won’t get warts from the frogs. But what is that pond, like six inches deep? No, I prefer larger bodies of water for my [...]
Was it ever established, what the Rock was cooking? [3553B]
[written in answer space: Jabroney]
[in other hand: it's actually spelled "jabroni" i believe. BUT IT DOESN'T MATTER what the Rock is cooking.]
Indeed, The Rock was cooking jabroni and he liked it.
When and where did the tradition of playing the national anthem before sports events begin? And why only sports events? I mean, we don’t play the anthem before theater productions or other mass gatherings. I’m going to guess it began in Europe in the fascist era before WW2 as a way of connecting the virility [...]
Dear Answer Person,Do you think that Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, and other superstar basketball players (I’ll let you be the judge of who’s a superstar and who’s not) feel like they’re living fulfilled lives?In addition, do you think NBA bench players feel they’re living fulfilled lives? Thanks!
Studies have shown that there is remarkably little [...]
Why is [Duke men's basketball player] so ugly? – just call me “hot lips” [3353C]
As I said in 3350C, I hope you’re just having a bad day. You’re not going to get anywhere in life by trashing the looks of a handsome guy (or anyone else, for that matter).
Will the Duke Table Tennis Team fare well at the National Championships in Columbus? [3346B]
Since AP is trying to catch up on a backlog of questions, I have the benefit of hindsight, but it doesn’t look like Duke went to those championships this year. Perhaps NC State did something sneaky to get by [...]
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