Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

A large percentage of the budget for Monty Python and the Holy Grail was donated by members of Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd.

The last time a state willingly ceded territory was when Maine split from Massachusetts in 1820.

If you stir a cup of warm tea, you are adding kinetic energy to it, but not enough to heat it up. Stirring a cup of tea adds heat at a rate of about a ten-millionth of a watt and you'd be losing heat faster than adding it. You'd need at least 700 watts to make it boil.

Therefore means "for that reason," "consequently," or "thus." Therefor means "for that" or "for it."

For the pilot episode of SpongeBob SquarePants, show creator Stephen Hillenburg brought in a tank of helium for the voice actors to use to augment their voices. Fortunately for Tom Kenny, once he came up with the voice for SpongeBob using helium, he was able to voice it from that point forward without helium.

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