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Austin Chronicle Mr. Smarty Pants

By R.U. Steinberg

JULY 12, 1999: 

A subbush is a small bush.

Onna-zumo, or female sumo wrestling, was once practiced by prostitutes in the 1700s in Japan. The women sumos were paired either with other women or with blind men.

Flies see everything in slow motion.

According to one source, if you are having a heart attack and begin to feel faint, you can help yourself by coughing repeatedly and very deeply and vigorously. A deep breath should be taken before each cough.

Bob Dylan is a Trekkie.

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 facts? E-mail Mr. Smarty Pants at mrpants@auschron.com.

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