Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Times New Roman, Keith Richards, and much more

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Times New Roman is neither new nor of Roman origin. It was designed in 1931 by Stanley Morison and Victor Lardent; both were born in England and working for The Times of London.

Keith Richards once worked as a postman.

Christopher Columbus believed that Japan and Hispaniola were actually the same island and Cuba was part of a mainland.

People used to treat animal bites and insect stings with garlic.

The song "Who Let the Dogs Out?" was written by Anslem Douglas in 1998. Some say the next version was by Fatt Jakk & his Pack of Pets; others say it was by Chuck Smooth. Then the Baha Men released their version in 2000; it was part of the Rugrats in Paris: The Movie soundtrack and became a hit.

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