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Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

By Mr. Smarty Pants, Fri., May 23, 2014

The Smithsonian Institution has a collection of over 20,000 skulls.

In order to bring luck and money to one's renovation project on an apartment in China, the owner and the contractor will light a huge string of red fireworks shaped in a figure eight on the raw concrete floor.

Nirvana's first album, Bleach, was recorded for $606.17 in 1989.

In Scottish English, "shoogly" means a table where one leg is shorter than the others. But in the phrase, "His jacket is on a shoogly peg," that means his job is in jeopardy.

The hex color code #bada55 (aka "badass") is composed of 72.9% red, 85.5% green, and 33.3% blue in an RGB color scheme.

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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