1. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers; 2. Batman & Robin; 3. Romeo and Juliet; 4. Lewis and Clark; 5. Tarzan and Jane; 6. Yin and yang; 7. Abercrombie & Fitch; 8. Beauty and the Beast; 9. Laverne & Shirley; 10. Abbott and Costello; 11. Laurel and Hardy; 12. Jack and Jill; 13. Jack and Coke; 14. Harry & Tonto; 15. Trinidad and Tobago; 16. Ken and Barbie; 17. Hansel and Gretel; 18.Peanut butter and jelly; 19. Simon and Garfunkel; 20. Simon & Simon; 21. Simon & Schuster; 22. Calvin and Hobbes; 23. Beavis and Butt-Head; 24. Belichick and Brady; 25. Adam and Eve.
And as Belichick enters another postseason, I am reminded of one other piece of good luck for the now-revered coach:
His team plays outdoors most of the time, so he doesn't look too ridiculous coming to work every day in a hoodie.
Ask The Slouch
Q. Shouldn't Cleveland Browns fans be filing a lawsuit against the NFL right about now? The league promised an NFL franchise for the 1999 season and yet it's practically 2013 and they're still waiting. (Paul Martin; Murphysboro, Ill.)
A. They've got Brandon Weeden - that's a start.
Q. A la Lomas Brown, have you ever "whiffed on a block" journalistically to hurt a colleague? (Chris Thomson; Denver)
A. When I was working on the copy desk at the Washington Post, I once let a John Feinstein article go through unedited.
Q. What type of Kia does Blake Griffin usually drive when he goes clubbing in L.A.? (William Murray; Chicago)
A. I'd imagine it's got to be a stretch Kia.
Q. Isn't your scenario of an NFL team making the playoffs with a 0-10-6 record the basis behind World Cup soccer play? (Steven Seymour; Clarksburg, Md.)
A. Pay the man, Shirley.
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