#TIL that a sequel to Mr. Smith Goes to Washington was planned called “Mr. Smith Starts a Riot.”
#TIL Malcolm X was paraphrasing Cole Porter’s Anything Goes when he said “Plymouth Rock landed on us”.
In 2009, Stephen Hawking threw a party for time travelers; he announced it *afterwards*. And he still hasn’t published the results. #TIL
#TIL according to the Hadith, the last earthly act of Muhammed (peace unto him) was to brush his teeth.
#TIL Rebecca Black is a fan of Justin Bieber, and has expressed interest in performing a duet.
The demonym for a person from Vanuatu? Strangely, they’re called Ni-Vanuatu. Also: demonym does not mean “demon name”. #TIL
#TIL that the first female treasurer of the U.S. did such a good job we haven’t had a male one since 1948.
#TIL that pediatric doctors have repeatedly petitioned for a change in standard hot dog size: less of a perfect fit for a child’s esophagus.
#TIL the Hmong likely had an eastern European origin, and were known to the Chinese as the “Miao” — people who talk like cats. Not. Kidding.