The internet currently has quite a hard-on for pugs, considering that the modern day pug is an unhealthy, overweight shell of what its species is supposed to represent, that kind of makes sense. Go back a few hundreds years or so and you’d find that not only were pugs way different to how they are today, but that people loved them just as much, if not more.
Today we have bombs that can level entire cities and guns that can shoot around corners, that said, the people of the past had some pretty nasty tricks up their sleeve too, for example consider the Byzantines who had a weapon we still can’t figure out today!
Before we continue, no this isn’t an April Fools prank, there is genuinely a sequel to Fist of Fury starring Jackie Chan and it’s not a comedy! It’s a serious film that was explicitly created after Bruce Lee died with the intention of replacing him with Jackie Chan.
The very first day Disneyland was operational, it was only supposed to open to a select group of people, mostly consisting of dignitaries and celebrities, however, due to abundance of forged tickets, the park’s first day of operations on July 17, 1955 saw almost 30,000 people squeeze themselves through the main gate.
Amazingly despite the song, Black Betty being covered hundreds of times in the 70 or so years it has existed and it being the subject of academic study and debate, for almost as long, no one, anywhere has ever conclusively proven what the eponymous Black Betty actually is. As far as we know it could either be a gun, or a bottle of hooch.