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1859 Dogs thumb thumb thumb thumb
WEANING A PUPPY
The best time for taking a puppy from its litter--psychologically and physically--is when it is 49 days old.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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1863 Education thumb thumb thumb thumb
TEACHING CHILDREN
The biggest child in your class will be your most cooperative student. The shortest child will be the class bully.
Carol Martindale, teacher, New York, New York
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2137 Sales thumb thumb thumb thumb
DEALING WITH CUSTOMERS
Customers are most difficult to deal with during the full moon. The next most trying phase is the new moon.
Georgia Chapman, pharmacist, Bedford, Virginia
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1138 Romance thumb thumb thumb thumb
RULES OF ROMANCE
No date by 2:30 means a lonely night.
Joseph Liberkowski, ex-ocean lifeguard, Medford Lakes, New Jersey
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376 Wine thumb thumb thumb thumb
OPENING A BOTTLE OF WINE
When deciding when to open a bottle of wine, remember most wine is as good when it's a year old as it will ever be and will go downhill after its third birthday.
The Joy of Cooking
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897 Driving thumb thumb thumb thumb
SPOTTING SLOW DRIVERS
The speed of a vehicle drops by 10 percent for each gray-haired person in a car.
Bob Horton, consultant and writer, Largo, Florida
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900 Building thumb thumb thumb thumb
DESIGNING A BUILDING
Only 20 percent of buildings are designed by architects.
Scott Parker, data specialist, Beaumont, Texas
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423 Children thumb thumb thumb thumb
RAISING CHILDREN
When feeding young children, put only one item on their plate at a time. Give them more than that and they will have to make a choice. Nothing will get eaten.
L. Musselman, office manager and mother of young children
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170 Business thumb thumb thumb thumb
SELLING A CAR DEALERSHIP
A car dealership should sell for 1.25 to 2 times net, plus equipment and inventory.
Terri Thompson, New York, New York
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201 Automobiles thumb thumb thumb thumb
BUYING A CAR
Try to buy a car made on a Wednesday. Assembly-line workers are off-rhythm on Mondays and Tuesdays because of the weekend. They're tired and bored on Thursdays and Fridays because of the weekend. This makes cars built on Wednesdays the best.
Chic Volturno, storehouse of worthless information, Hollywood, Florida
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219 Gambling thumb thumb thumb thumb
BETTING ON A HORSE
If you don't know any of the horses in a race, bet on the one with the thinnest waist.
Thomas O. Marsh, writer and coroner's investigator, Fairfield, Ohio
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