Who Said It: John Hodgman or the @mental_floss Twitter Account?

If you pick up the latest mental_floss magazine, you'll find author, humorist, and former professional literary agent John Hodgman staring right at you. In this quiz — an elaborate game of "True or False?" — you have to decide whether the statement is an actual fact that appeared in a @mental_floss tweet or a "fact" that appeared in one of Mr. Hodgman's books.

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Michael Jackson’s 1988 autobiography Moonwalk was edited by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

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“Silver Bells” was called “Tinkle Bells” until co-composer Jay Livingston’s wife told him “tinkle” had another meaning.

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The mad emperor Caligula was assassinated by his own horse.

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In his book, Dick Cheney said his yellow lab, Dave, was banned from Camp David for attacking President Bush’s dog, Barney.

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At an NOAA conference in 1972, Roxcy Bolton proposed naming hurricanes after Senators instead of women. She also preferred "him-i-canes."

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Obsessive nose picking is called rhinotillexomania.

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The word "Philadelphia," from the Greek, literally means "Pennsylvania."

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Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, inventor of the "guillotine," was also its first victim.

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Before settling on the Seven Dwarfs we know today, Disney also considered Chesty, Tubby, Burpy, Deafy, Hickey, Wheezy, and Awful.

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For many years, German Christmas trees were dark, or else lit only by natural luminous mosses.

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