Tonight in Austin Improv: Tuesday, December 22

Nada. Zippo. Zlich.

FACT OF THE DAY: The name “chess” comes, circuitously, from the Persian shah, meaning “king.” We get “checkmate” from the phrase shah mat, or “The king is dead.”

LIE OF THE DAY: The name “Monopoly” was formed by combining the sexual habits of the two Parker Brothers: the monogamous Charles, and the polyamorous George.

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