Mister Smarty Pants Knows
By 2000, forest-based recreation is expected to pump $100 billion into the U.S. economy, compared to $3.5 billion from timber sales.
One of actress Elizabeth Hurley's favorite desserts is "spotted dick" -- a mixture of beef suet, flour, sugar, and mixed fruits.
According to a footnote in the Fall 1997 Austin Lawyer, the Bible mentions tort reform and defense lawyers. See Isaiah 10:1-3.
Eleventh-century crusaders measured weight in "stones," which were about 20 pounds. The average suit of armor weighed two stones.
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