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1360 Jobs thumb thumb thumb
THE 80S RULE FOR WEIGHING YOUR SALARY
If a single career woman is not making her age times $1,000 in annual salary at age 30, she should either change careers or marry a career man making $80,000 or better and become a wife and mother. She can then live comfortably and afford one additional child for each $20,000 per year he makes over $80,000.
Barbara Greenlee B.S., R.N., Ship's Nurse, Kauai, Hawaii
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CONTROLLING YOUR STUDENTS
Students tend to be most unruly on Fridays with a full moon.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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SPOTTING A NERVOUS PERSONALITY
If your feet have very high arches, you're likely to be thin and tense.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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SPOTTING A REFORMED ALCOHOLIC
Reformed alcoholics usually will have a non alcoholic drink in their hands or sitting in front of them.
Mark Bills, former drinker, Mystic, Iowa
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THE CURIOUS RULE OF FARTS
A farting horse will never tire; a farting man is one to hire.
Louis G. Heibel, from Walla Walla, Washington circa 1940, Alexandria, Virginia
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DRIVING SAFELY
If you find yourself driving on ice, deflate your rear tires until they have a double chin (at about 18 pounds). Then slowly drive off the ice and reinflate your tires.
John H. Beauvais, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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BUYING A USED CAR
Pick the type of car you want, choose the model that has the lowest resale value, then buy the best example you can find.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
(LR) Legacy Rule of Thumb from previously published collections
Current Rating: 3.5 out of 10 based on 38 reviews
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FORECASTING THE WEATHER
Whatever the weather on the first of the month, you'll have the opposite weather for the rest of the month.
Phyllis Johns, Snyder, New York
(LR) Legacy Rule of Thumb from previously published collections
Current Rating: 3.5 out of 10 based on 18 reviews
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SPOTTING A DRUNK
If someone wipes his mouth right after taking a drink, he has probably been overindulging.
Scott Parker, data specialist, Beaumont, Texas
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THE NERD RULE
A nerd never knows he's a nerd.
Paul Carter, ex-nerd, New York, New York
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Current Rating: 3.5 out of 10 based on 21 reviews
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WATCHING YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE
Blood pressure levels vary with age and sex. A rule of thumb for estimating the normal systolic pressure in a male is to add 100 to the age of the patient, up to the level of 100 mm Hg.
John Fischer, volunteer fireman, Joliet, Montana
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