The practice of knocking on wood has both Germanic and Celtic origins. People thought supernatural beings lived in trees so they’d knock to request some luck.
The Washington Redskins defeated the New York Giants in 1966 72-41 in the highest score in NFL history.
The first president born in a log cabin was Andrew Jackson.
Yoshi wasn’t really in the first game but like Super Mario Sunshine he is rideable in Super Mario Galaxy 2.
I thought he was worse in Galaxy 2 than Sunshine but he was still a blast to be with.
Unlike the original Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine, Luigi had a notable role in Super Mario Galaxy. You spend a few missions trying to save him.
He’s also playable but you need to do everything in the game I think. I don’t have the skill or patience for that.