Mr. Smarty Pants Knows...
New York City's largest ticker-tape parade -- measured by the amount of ticker tape picked up -- was for John Glenn on March 1, 1962, weighing in at 3,474 tons on a seven-mile route.
About 8,000 people visited Antarctica last year.
The credit card was invented in 1949 by Frank X. McNamara. After finishing a meal in a restaurant, he discovered he had no cash, and called his wife to bail him out. This gave him the idea for Diners Club.
According to writer Tom Blair, politicians are like diapers: They should be changed often, and for the same reason.
The above is information which Mr. Smarty Pants read in a book, a magazine, or the newspaper; heard on the radio; saw on television; or overheard at a party. Got any facts?
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