Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Concerning beans, pods, snow, wind, rain, hedgehogs, and perfect chopsticks
A vanilla bean is no bean 'tis a pod.
Chopsticks are available in many varieties to handle different foods. The best all-around chopsticks have a 6-millimeter handle diameter, 4-millimeter tips, and a two-degree tip angle.
"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds" was supplied by William Mitchell Kendall of the firm of McKim, Mead & White, the architects who designed the New York General Post Office at Eighth Avenue and 33rd Street.
The hibernating hedgehog can go for 2½ hours without a single breath.