Happy Star Trek Day. Hope you're celebrating accordingly.  I personally have managed to greet everyone here at the station over and over today with "Live long and Prosper" while holding my hand and fingers in the position made popular by Starship Enterprise science officer Spock.

Captain's log: Find out what the meaning of a return hand gesture featuring a raised middle finger pointing upward and what part of the galaxy does it generate from. 

Anyway, thought it'd be a good time to regale you with my nerdy Star Trek knowledge and give you my Top 5 Star Trek (the original series) Fun Facts:

5)  Boldly going where no man has gone before takes on a new meaning when you ignore your GPS and "wing it" when it comes to getting directions.

4) Captain Kirk was famous for leaving a "Captain's Log" in every bathroom on the set.

3) On the set "Beam me up Scotty" translated meant pour me a Jim Beam.

2) William Shatner once made out with Ricardo Montalban thinking he was a female alien

and finally...the #1 Star Trek Fun Fact....

Just like jokes at a Carrot Top comedy show, red shirt ensigns were guaranteed to die whenever they showed up. 

Thank you...I'm here all week (even though it is a short week) don't forget to tip your bartenders and waitresses.

Happy Star Trek Day everyone and may you live long and prosper!

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