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Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

By Mr. Smarty Pants, December 14, 2012, Columns

According to a study being published in Jan. 2013, male bosses pay themselves significantly more once they become fathers.

The logo of the Royal New Zealand Air Force is a kiwi, a flightless bird. Their badge/crest features an albatross.

For every 100 U.S. $1 bills in circulation, there are 78 $100 bills, but only about nine $2 bills and 17 $10 bills. There are 7.8 billion $100 bills in circulation (as of the end of 2011).

According to writer Bryan Garner, "slank" and "slinked" are nonstandard variants in the past tense and past participle. Meanwhile, the erroneous form "slunked" sometimes appears as a past-tense verb or participle.

Liam Neeson has operated a forklift.

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