Mr. Smarty Pants
By Mr. Smarty Pants
SEPTEMBER 11, 2000:
Of the 256 billion manufacturers' coupons made each year, only 4.7 billion are used.
The Great Pyramid at Giza was originally covered with 144,000 polished stone slabs; sunlight reflected off of these would have made it visible from the moon.
There are about 37,000 movie screens in the U.S.
According to a national sample by the U.S. Dept. of Education, upon starting kindergarten, the average boy is 3 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs 47 pounds, while the average girl is 3 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 46 pounds.
Dell Diamond, home to the Round Rock Express baseball team, is 26 miles from Town Lake - about the same length as a marathon run.