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By Mr. Smarty Pants

APRIL 17, 2000: 

One dictionary defines a memo as "a business statement made by a consignor about a shipment of goods that may be returned."


As a child, Albert Einstein couldn't tie his own shoes.


St. Thomas Aquinas said sodomy took place when a woman was on top of a man during sex, even if they were married. Punishment included being burned at the stake or hanged. St. Thomas Aquinas was cited in Michael J. Bowers, Attorney General of Georgia, Petitioner vs. Michael Hardwick, and John and Mary Doe, 478 U.S. 186, 106 S.Ct. 2841, 92 L.Ed.2d 140, 54 USLW 4919M.


It has been said that koala bear fingerprints are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.


The average U.S. 32-year-old has worked for nine different companies since joining the work force.


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