Mr. Smarty Pants

Trivia with a bite -- and these are its teeth.

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
1920, the year that women got the right to vote, was also the first year of the Miss America beauty pageant.

The Greenland ice sheet, which contains almost 10% of the Earth's frozen water, is melting at a rate of about 12 cubic miles per year.

The number of single Japanese women has risen by 50% in the past 15 years.

Pacheen is an alcoholic beverage made from the distilled dregs of malt and hops used to make beer or ale.

In high-class German homes of the 19th century, it was common to find an off-limits room called the "Kaisersaal," which contained all the owner's best furniture and possessions in spotless condition - in case the Kaiser would show up unexpectedly.

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