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428 Clothing thumb thumb thumb
MEASURING INTELLIGENCE WITH BUTTONS
Intelligence can be measured by the number of buttons fastened on a person's shirt. The more buttons fastened, the higher the IQ.
Curtis Cloaninger, agriculture teacher, Asheville, North Carolina
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Current Rating: 2.7 out of 10 based on 32 reviews
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WEANING A BABY
Wean your baby from breast-feeding when it gets its first tooth.
Anonymous
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Current Rating: 2.8 out of 10 based on 35 reviews
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3941 Conversations thumb thumb thumb
USING ICHAT
If someone does not respond to your chat message within 45 seconds they are away from your machine, chatting with someone else or ignoring you.
Franklin Crawford, man of good report, Ithaca, NY, USA
(21) Contributions from this contributor since (2007-08-27)
Current Rating: 2.8 out of 10 based on 17 reviews
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753 Driving thumb thumb thumb
RUNNING A YELLOW LIGHT
Three cars can squeeze a left-hand turn out of a yellow light.
Bob Horton, consultant and writer, Largo, Florida
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Current Rating: 3.0 out of 10 based on 24 reviews
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3947 Shopping thumb thumb thumb
WAITING IN LINE AT A SUPERMARKET
The later you shop at a supermarket, the more likely you are to wait in line longer -- not because of fewer cashiers, but because shoppers tend to cash out in clusters.
Franklin Crawford, man of good report, Ithaca, NY, USA
(21) Contributions from this contributor since (2007-08-27)
Current Rating: 3.1 out of 10 based on 13 reviews
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3959 Shopping thumb thumb thumb
CHOOSING A CHECKOUT LINE
On a "15 items or Fewer" check out line, multiples of the same packaged product -- canned peas for instance -- may be fairly counted in a unit as a single item.
Franklin Crawford, man of good report, Ithaca, NY, USA
(21) Contributions from this contributor since (2007-08-27)
Current Rating: 3.1 out of 10 based on 16 reviews
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RULES OF ROMANCE
Jewish men make the best husbands.
Francine Green, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Current Rating: 3.1 out of 10 based on 23 reviews
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718 Crime thumb thumb thumb
SPOTTING A CRIMINAL
Violent criminals are likely to have been abused as children, had problems wetting the bed, and have tattoos.
Scott Parker, data specialist, Beaumont, Texas
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Current Rating: 3.1 out of 10 based on 29 reviews
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303 Children thumb thumb thumb
CARING FOR CHILDREN
The more children cry,patek philippe replica the less they urinate.
Anonymous
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Current Rating: 3.2 out of 10 based on 25 reviews
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306 Bicycles thumb thumb thumb
BUYING A BICYCLE
An imported bicycle is always a better value than the comparable bicycle made in the United States.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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Current Rating: 3.2 out of 10 based on 30 reviews
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86 Books thumb thumb thumb
SPOTTING A GOOD BOOK
You can tell a book by its cover. The nicer the cover, the better the publisher and the more experienced the author.
Carolyn Lloyd, 15-year-old student, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Current Rating: 3.2 out of 10 based on 57 reviews
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