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By Mr. Smarty Pants, Fri., June 21, 2013

On the morning of his assassination, Abraham Lincoln picked lemons from the White House's conservatory to give to visitors.

Even though Wyatt Earp wasn't Jewish, his common-law wife of nearly 50 years, Josephine Marcus, was; and when he died in Los Angeles in 1929, she had his ashes buried in a Jewish cemetery. Josephine lived until 1944.

The Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America (SPEBSQSA) was founded in Tulsa, Okla.

For every three or four ounces of milk, one can produce only one ounce of creamy Greek yogurt. The rest becomes acid whey. It's a thin, runny waste product that can't simply be dumped.

The Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center is so large that clouds can form inside it.

The above is information that Mr. Smarty Pants read in a book, magazine, or newspaper; heard on the radio; saw on television; or overheard at a party. Got facts? Write to Mr. Smarty Pants. Why not visit mrsmartypants.com?

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