No. An Imperial pint is 20 ounces, while a pound is 16.
More importantly, Alton Brown did not originate the saying. It was a cliche before his grandmother was born. If you're looking for orignality, Alton ain't it. On the other hand, if you like a junior high sense of humor combined with all 'round qurkiness, he's your guy.
Who's the best cook currently doing a teaching show on TV. (Not who's the best teacher, or best Iron Chef, or who has the best show. This is "best cook.")
Have to disagree with you slightly on broiled tuna. It's a difficult fish for many cooks, in that it's wonderful when properly grilled under (or over) high heat, to very rare (like tataki), rare, or even barely medium-rare; but once it's cooked too long and/or beyond barely medium-rare, it might as well be canned tuna -- too dry, too tough, too strongly flavored.
Awfully good smoked though.
Meffy's Bender answer was funny if you haven't outgrown cartoons -- which I haven't. But we're still not getting any real action on the Best Iron Chef or on the Best TV Cook questions.
Here's another vidiocratic poser: Who's the best teaching cook currently on TV?