Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Rin Tin Tin, Genghis Khan, alcohol consumption, and more fine facts

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Darryl Zanuck, who got his start writing movies for Rin Tin Tin, said he hated dogs.

One out of every 200 men alive today is a relative of Genghis Khan.

A derby is an annual horse race for 3-year-olds founded in 1780 by the 12th Earl of Derby. The Stanley Cup, the championship trophy of the National Hockey League, was presented to Canada by Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby in 1892.

According to writer Farhad Manjoo, all sentences should only have one space between them, not two.

According to researchers Mara Squicciarini and Jo Swinnen, there is historical correlation between a global transition from polygamous to monogamous societies and the growth of alcohol consumption.

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

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