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23 Body Language thumb thumb thumb thumb
TALKING TO AN AMERICAN
If you are talking with an American whose legs are crossed and he wiggles his foot at what you say, he either disagrees with what you are saying, or he wants to add to it, or he wants to talk about something else.
The Blossoms, Fresno, California
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Current Rating: 4.2 out of 10 based on 66 reviews
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24 Doctors thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
ATTENDING MEDICAL SCHOOL
The older the student upon starting medical school, the more likely it is that he or she will choose general practice rather than a specialty.
Gerry M. Flick M.D., Ship's Surgeon, S.S. Constitution off Hawaii
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PLACING AN AD IN A MAGAZINE
Unless you run your ad in a mail-order section, a position in the back of a magazine will produce a much lower response than the front.
Jim Kobs, Kobs and Brady Advertising, Chicago, Illinois
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Current Rating: 6.1 out of 10 based on 47 reviews
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26 Business orologi replica thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
ESTIMATING THE SOLVENCY OF CUSTOMERS
Every consultant and small business person underestimates the client's ability to pay.
Steven Kropper, telecommunications consultant, Watertown, Massachusetts
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Current Rating: 4.8 out of 10 based on 48 reviews
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WINNING AT BLACKJACK
If the dealer has an upcard of 5, don't take any new cards because the dealer will probably bust.
Norman Brenner, Fleetwood, New York
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Current Rating: 6.2 out of 10 based on 47 reviews
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28 Fasteners thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
SETTING UP STAGE LIGHTING
If you can't hold it together with duct tape, forget it.
Liz Stone, SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, Syracuse, New York
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Current Rating: 5.1 out of 10 based on 41 reviews
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29 Exercise thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
GETTING BACK IN SHAPE
Recovering an unused physical skill takes one month for each year of layoff.
Norman Brenner, Fleetwood, New York
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Current Rating: 6.1 out of 10 based on 35 reviews
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30 Cats thumb thumb thumb thumb
WAKING UP WITH A CAT
Generally speaking, if your cat nudges your feet in the morning, it wants to stay inside. If it nudges your face, it wants to go out.
Mark McMullen, accountant, Alexandria, Virginia
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Current Rating: 4.3 out of 10 based on 33 reviews
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31 Precipitation thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
FORECASTING THE WEATHER
Insects are more troublesome just before a rain. It's harder for them to fly in the high humidity, so they cling more. And when the atmospheric pressure is low, you give off more body odor, which attracts them.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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Current Rating: 6 out of 10 based on 31 reviews
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FINDING AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE
Prehistoric archaeological sites do not occur on slopes greater than 20 percent (9 degrees).
Thomas W. Neumann, anthropological archaeologist, wildlife ecologist, and field crew crisis manager
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Current Rating: 6.0 out of 10 based on 31 reviews
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SAVING MONEY ON CAR REPAIRS
Always wash your car before taking it in for service. Mechanics are more likely to take advantage of you if your car looks like it needs "everything."
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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Current Rating: 6.7 out of 10 based on 59 reviews
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