Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

According to EconoMonitor, the average man's shoulders are 28% wider than his hips, the average woman's shoulders are 3% wider than her hips, and men and women have, on average, similar-sized hips.

"Butt me!" is Twenties slang for "I would like a cigarette."

At one point at least, Charlize Theron's favorite movie was 1963's I Could Go On Singing. She has admitted to intently watching it at 7am.

The real Prime Meridian lies 334 feet (102 meters) east of its official marker, cutting an imaginary north-south line through Greenwich Park. It is marked by a garbage pail.

According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, pulses make up nearly 75% of the average diet in developing countries. Pulses are low-water-use crops such as daal (split peas or lentils), and require just 1/10 the amount of water that an equal amount of cooked beef requires to produce.

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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