Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Socks are the most requested clothing item at homeless shelters. To be hygienic, they have to be new.

The Ghent Altarpiece, also known as The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, is the most stolen work of art in history. In its entirety or in part, it has been stolen seven times, and has been at the center of no fewer than 13 crimes and mysteries.

A recent report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics shows that the arrest rate for older American adults is higher than it was 20 years ago. The current generation of younger adults are being arrested 23% less frequently than their elders.

Luciano Pavarotti used to demand that there be no noise backstage or distinct smells anywhere near him. He also demanded a golf cart be supplied.

"Supplicant" means "one who earnestly beseeches; a humble petitioner."

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