Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

David Hasselhoff a Young Snapper, 'Hanma' for Hummer, and more

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
David Hasselhoff's character on The Young and the Restless was named Snapper Foster.

In China, GMC's Hummer is called the "Hanma" or "fierce horse." It costs a Chinese person about $220,000.

According to New York Times columnist David Brooks, 20% of Americans are frequent lotto players, spending about $60 billion a year. A household with income less than $13,000 spends an average of $645 a year on lottery tickets.

Jimmy Hoffa has been missing since July 30, 1975.

The world's oldest joke, traced back to the Sumerians in 1900BC, goes: "Something which has never occurred since time immemorial; a young woman did not fart in her husband's lap."

The above is information that Mr. Smarty Pants read in a book, magazine, or newspaper; heard on the radio; saw on television; or overheard at a party. Got facts? Write to Mr. Smarty Pants. Why not visit mrsmartypants.com?

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Mr. Smarty Pants, March 5, 2021

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Mr. Smarty Pants, Feb. 26, 2021

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle