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In Star Trek: The Next Generation, "imzadi" is the Betazoid word for your ultimate soulmate. It is used when you and your lover connect in every single way beyond our physical realm.

F. Scott Fitzgerald's full name was Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald. And, yes, he was related to Francis Scott Key.

On June 24, 1947, a businessman named Kenneth Arnold became the first person to report sighting UFOs to the press, but he said they were boomerang-shaped, not saucer-shaped. Arnold described the boomerangs as moving "like a saucer if you skip it across the water."

In Mandarin, an owl is not an owl. The Chinese think the owl has a big head like a cat, so they call an owl "cat-head bird."

The oldest cat in history, called Creme Puff, lived in Austin, Texas, and survived for 38 years and three days.

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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