Mr. Smarty Pants

An icing of trivia for the cupcake of your mind.

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Huckleberry Hound's horse was named Bob.

As lately as 1974, 16 people died in Cambodian capital Phnom Penh when soldiers fired guns to frighten off the monkey they thought was eating the moon.

$1 bills usually last 18 months. $100 bills last about 8.5 years.

According to the Texas Criminal Justice Policy Council, in 1999, Texas surpassed California in the number of people locked up under state jurisdiction, even though California's population is higher by 13 million people.

The late singer Screamin' Jay Hawkins fathered 57 children in his life.

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