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The original version of Monopoly was a cautionary tale against the perils of capitalism.
The German version of the term “Average Joe” is Otto Normalverbraucher, which translates to “Otto normal consumer.”
In the Arabic version of The Simpsons, Homer is calledOmar Shamshoom.
The word “mafia” is never mentioned in the film version of The Godfather because the actual mafia demanded it.
In the U.S. version of Monopoly, the properties are named after locations in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
In the first version of Cinderella, she was a greek slave that lived in a colony in Egypt.
Google has a version of their site translated into the language of the Klingons, from Star Trek.
In 1949, the U.S. Military created a synthetic version of Marijuana called “Dimethylheptylpyran.” Just 1 mg can have effects lasting for 3 days.
The Korean version of “LOL” is “KKK”.
There is a version of the Bible translated into Hawaiian Pidgin called ‘Da Jesus Book’.
Barack Obama won a Grammy in 2006 for the audio version of his memoir, “Dreams From My Father.”
The original recipe for margherita pizza was for a tri-colour version of the Italian flag basil (green), tomatoes (red) and mozzarella (white).
In 2010, a Chicago Theatre company presented a version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” in Klingon language and a Klingon setting.
Modern day Samaritans follow Samaritanism, which they believe to be the original, unchanged version of Judaism.
It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.