Here are 50 Pokemon trivia facts you never knew

No really, these are legit

Before you set out to catch ’em all in the Kalos region of Pokemon X and Y, don’t let the rich history and trivia of this series pass you by unawares, courtesy of VideoGamer TV. For example, did you know that Pokemon is short for Pocket Monsters; urban slang for raging erection? Bet you didn’t.

Did any of you people realize that Mr. Mime is actually a real man who’s gone insane? Also, Pokemon Centers have been operating at a loss since their creation, leading many to support the idea of privatizing the Pokemon world’s healthcare system. So sit back in your Pikachu onesies, and take this edjamacation deep in your brain.

Pokemon X and Y release worldwide on October 12, 2013.

Abel Girmay