Red Lobster ran an “all-you-can-eat crab” promotion in 2003 and wound up taking a $3.3 million loss . . . because they seriously underestimated how much people can eat.
Mr. Pibb was originally called Peppo when Coke started selling it in 1972. But Dr. Pepper sued them for trademark infringement, so they changed the name to Dr. Pibb. So Dr. Pepper sued AGAIN, and it became Mr. Pibb. (It’s now known as Pibb Xtra.)
Both George Washington and Andrew Jackson hosted cockfights on the White House lawn.