Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Cod, Beatles, Bush and Babe, etc.
A hundred years ago, people could frequently buy cod that were nearly 5 feet long. Due to overfishing, 20 inches is now considered to be a large cod.
"The Beetles" were a group of motorcycle chicks in the movie The Wild One. Some believe their name inspired Stuart Sutcliffe and John Lennon to rename their band "The Beatles."
As Yale's baseball captain, George Herbert Walker Bush got to meet Babe Ruth. Two months before he passed away in 1948, "the Babe" presented Bush with a copy of his book, The Babe Ruth Story.
Sen. Arlen Specter was a Warren Commission staffer.