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Mr. Smarty Pants

By Mr. Smarty Pants, October 18, 2002, Columns

In 1958, General Mohammad Khatami, commander of the Imperial Iranian Air Force, was killed in a kite accident.

The enclosure or pen where platypus are kept is known as a platypussery.

One theory as to the origin of hamburgers is they first appeared in Baltic seaports and German sailors brought them back to Hamburg, where they became popular. They were made with thinly sliced, not ground, beef.

A pallet has both a top and bottom deck boards, while a skid has only runners or a top deck board. The most popular grocery pallets measure 48 inches by 40 inches, although there is no standard pallet size.

According to The Financial Times, the United Kingdom has 35,000 restaurants, not counting cafes and takeouts.

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The Austin Chronicle

https://www.austinchronicle.com/columns/2002-10-18/106199/

Mr. Smarty Pants

By Mr. Smarty Pants, October 18, 2002, Columns

In 1958, General Mohammad Khatami, commander of the Imperial Iranian Air Force, was killed in a kite accident.

The enclosure or pen where platypus are kept is known as a platypussery.

One theory as to the origin of hamburgers is they first appeared in Baltic seaports and German sailors brought them back to Hamburg, where they became popular. They were made with thinly sliced, not ground, beef.

A pallet has both a top and bottom deck boards, while a skid has only runners or a top deck board. The most popular grocery pallets measure 48 inches by 40 inches, although there is no standard pallet size.

According to The Financial Times, the United Kingdom has 35,000 restaurants, not counting cafes and takeouts.

Copyright © 2019 Austin Chronicle Corporation. All rights reserved.

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