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Mister Smarty Pants Knows

By Mr. Smarty Pants, August 29, 1997, Columns

Smell is the sense most closely related to memory.

There's an international treaty prohibiting the driving of golf balls into the sea. But Patrick E. Kane has developed an environmentally friendly golf ball made from citrus peel and collagen which he calls "the Aquaflyte."

When a whale sings, no air is released.

Both Richard Nixon and Thomas Jefferson had vice presidents who left in scandal, both lost to Harvard graduates named "John," and both had names that end in the letters "on."

There are 42 dots on a pair of dice.

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? Leave a message for Mr. Smarty Pants, at 454-5766, ext. 226 for possible inclusion in the column. E-mail: [email protected]

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