Surprise facts for kids

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Surprise can mean many things:

  • Surprise (emotion)
  • Surprise party, a party where the person it is for is not told it will happen
  • Surprise factor, the fundamental element in humor that puts a twist on familiar subjects
  • Surprise, surprisal, or self-information, the information-theoretic quantity \log {1 \over p} = - \log{p}, where p is the probability of occurrence
  • Symphony No. 94 (Haydn) in G major "Surprise Symphony" by Joseph Haydn
  • "Surprise" (Buffy episode), an episode of the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Surprise, Arizona, a city in the United States
  • Surprise, Nebraska, a village in the United States
  • Surprise (Paul Simon album), a 2006 album by Paul Simon
  • Surprise (Better Than Ezra album), a 1989 album by Better Than Ezra
  • (T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1, a German science fiction parody movie by Michael "Bully" Herbig
  • HMS Surprise, various real and fictional Royal Navy ships
  • Ambush or military surprise, a military strategy to strike the enemy at a time or place or in a manner for which they are unprepared
  • Surprise!, an award-winning short movie by Veit Helmer
  • Surprise (animated movie), an animated short movie created by Pixar Animation Studios for Sesame Street
  • Surprise Records, a record label
  • "Surprise, Arizona" a song by Richard Buckner
  • Surprise Moriri, a South African football (soccer) player

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