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Austin Chronicle Mr. Smarty Pants

By R.U. Steinberg

JANUARY 20, 1998: 

Porky Pig lives at 123 Elm.

A rabbit is not the same as a hare. A hare has proportionately longer legs than a rabbit. A bunny, however, is a rabbit.

Clara Peller (of Wendy's Hamburgers commercial fame) first said "Where's The Beef" on January 10, 1984.

The streets of lower Manhattan are paved with "Belgian block," large bricks of stone that acted as ballast on European sailing ships that came to the New World.

Fighting for peace is like having sex for virginity.

The above is information which Mr. Smarty Pants read in a book, a magazine, or the newspaper; heard on the radio; saw on television; or overheard at a party. Got any facts? E-mail: mrpants@auschron.com

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