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Austin Chronicle Mr. Smarty Pants

By Mr. Smarty Pants

JULY 17, 2000: 

There are 43,560 square feet in an acre.


King George VI of England kept a revolver at his side in case the Nazis invaded. He was planning to defend Buckingham Palace to the death.


The total weight of the Dunkin' Donuts coffee served in one year is greater than the weight of one million African elephants.


Elisha Gray (1835-1901) would have been known to us as the inventor of the telephone if Alexander Graham Bell hadn't got to the patent office one hour before him.


70% of all ads in the top 50 U.S. magazines now include the "http://www" sign


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