Well, it's official: All five Spice Girls, who haven't performed together since 1998, are reuniting for 11 concerts, beginning with a Dec. 7 show right here in L.A. But who can tell Sporty from Baby these days? Here's a little primer to help you zig-a-zig your way through the quintet, shown here in 1997.

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Melanie Chisholm

Nom de Spice: Sporty Spice

Because: A penchant for sporting track suits and a tomboy attitude

Age: 33

Notable for: Razor-straight bangs

Post-Spice: The most musically prolific, she has released four studio albums

Dubious distinction: Was long rumored to be the lone holdout in a five-Spice reunion

Little-known fact: Launched her own record label, Red Girl Records, in 2004

Currently: On YouTube, where her video remake of "I Want Candy" has her writhing around in a skintight suit on what appears to be a giant leather lozenge

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Emma Bunton

Nom de Spice: Baby Spice

Because: She's the youngest

Age: 31

Notable for: Pigtails, babydoll dresses

Post-Spice: TV appearances, solo albums

Dubious distinction: Placed third in British ballroom dance reality series "Strictly Come Dancing"