Mr. Smarty Pants

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Despite their name, roads need not cross state lines to be designated as interstate highways.

A demijohn is a wicker-covered wine bottle.

Filipino innovator Manuel R. Dono has recently invented a grill that emits almost no smoke. The device, called Dr. Grilla Coal Grill, contains concave grids that catch dripping oil or water and channel them to a container, therefore preventing smoke.

Because soda water was first taken as a medicine, soda fountains were located in drug stores. Sale of soda, considered by some religions to be as powerful as liquor, was banned on Sundays.

If the DNA in a single cell could be stretched out, it would be six feet long.

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