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USING A MICROWAVE
You can use a metal container in a microwave if the ratio is at least 2/3 food to 1/3 metal.
Mary Ellen Parker, retired teacher, Cincinnati, Ohio
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ANTICIPATING A DIVORCE
For each year in a person's life that marriage is delayed, the chances of separating fall by 1 percent.
Lory Peck, social worker, Alpine, New York
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PLANNING A PARTY FOR CHILDREN
Have a party on even numbered years.
Suzanne Leddy, director, Purdue Child Care Program, Lafayette, Indiana
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FIGURING OUT A MOVIE
Little girls wearing glasses always tell the truth. Little boys wearing glasses always lie.
Paul A. Delaney, meteorologist, Beltsville, Maryland
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REMEMBERING NAMES
If a person whose name you should know but can't remember is approaching you, relax. When the person has come within three feet of you, you will remember the name.
Eleanor Benelisha, library and information services, Richmond, California
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MIKE'S TEST FOR SILICONE
A woman has had silicone implants in her breasts if her nipples turn down.
Mike Garside, corrections officer, Ithaca, New York
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BETTING ON A HORSE
Bet on the horse with the highest butt.
Russell T. Johnson, Temple City, California
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COMPARING BRAIN DAMAGE TO IQ
Among brain-damaged children who were 5 years old or older when their brain damage occurred, each 1 percent of brain destroyed means a 4-point drop in IQ.
Laurence Miller, Psychology Today
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Current Rating: 3.7 out of 10 based on 18 reviews
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STAYING MARRIED
The chances of divorce are greatest during the fourth year of marriage.
Anonymous
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Current Rating: 3.7 out of 10 based on 24 reviews
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PREDICTING RAIN
If three pregnant women in a row check into the hospital with ruptured membranes, but not in labor, it is going to rain within 24 hours.
Elizabeth Kasehagen, R.N., delivery room head nurse, Santa Barbara, California
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AVOIDING DISAPPOINTMENT
Never travel for food.
Bob Greene, author
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Current Rating: 3.7 out of 10 based on 20 reviews
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