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Austin Chronicle Mr. Smarty Pants

By R.U. Steinberg

MARCH 16, 1998: 

The frog is the part of a horse's hoof that is the center of blood circulation.

Messner/Vetere/Berger/McNamee/Schmetterer/Euro RSCG, a large advertising agency in New York, recently landed the Intel account. The agency uses more than 600 Macintoshes.

The average elevator has 28,000 parts.

According to author Kimberley Cornish, it was philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein who led Adolph Hitler to become anti-Semitic. A classmate of Hitler's in Linz, Wittgenstein's family was originally Jewish.

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, AT&T has 8,000 employees married to each other.

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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