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Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

By Mr. Smarty Pants, December 16, 2016, Columns

John Quincy Adams served in Congress for 17 years after leaving the presidency.

Billy the Kid had buckteeth.

Chef Peng Chang-kuei, who recently passed away at age 98, is credited with inventing General Tso's chicken. Having fled China to Taiwan in 1949, he invented the dish at age 24 on a whim for a banquet held for U.S. Seventh Fleet commander Admiral Arthur W. Radford.

According to NPR, people who groom their pubic hair were found to be more likely to have an STD, with those who remove all of it more than 11 times per year more than four times as likely to have an STD.

On Nov. 30, 1954, Ann Hodges of Sylacauga, Ala., became the only person in recorded history to be hit with a meteorite. It came through the ceiling while she was taking a nap, bounced off a radio, and hit her on the thigh.

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