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89 Childbirth thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
FOLLOWING LABOR
If a woman can walk around during contractions, she is not fully dilated.
Dr. K. Emmott, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
(LR) Legacy Rule of Thumb from previously published collections
Current Rating: 5.5 out of 10 based on 22 reviews
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90 Bicycles thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
BICYCLING SAFELY
Bicyclists can expect to have one serious accident for every 10,000 miles they log.
Russell T. Johnson, Temple City, California
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Current Rating: 5.2 out of 10 based on 32 reviews
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91 Astronomy thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
WATCHING THE SUNSET
It takes two minutes for the sun to drop out of sight once it touches the horizon.
Emmon Bodfish, Oakland, California
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Current Rating: 5.5 out of 10 based on 32 reviews
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92 Clothing thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
DRESSING RIGHT
If a person is poorly dressed, you notice the clothes. If impeccably dressed, you notice the person.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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Current Rating: 6.4 out of 10 based on 46 reviews
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93 Appliances thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
USING A REFRIGERATOR FREEZER
Don't even consider freezing a large mass of food in the freezer compartment of a conventional refrigerator. Add no more than three pounds of unfrozen food for each cubic foot of space in the box.
The Lobel Brothers, Madison Avenue butcher shop owners, New York City
(LR) Legacy Rule of Thumb from previously published collections
Current Rating: 6.2 out of 10 based on 39 reviews
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94 Chess thumb thumb thumb thumb
WINNING AT CHESS
Always check--it might be mate.
Norman Brenner, Fleetwood, New York
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Current Rating: 3.6 out of 10 based on 37 reviews
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95 Body Language thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
WATCHING PEOPLE'S SHOULDERS
Genuine emotion is always expressed with the entire body. When uncertain of a person's sincerity, watch their shoulders. You should doubt anyone who is speaking with strong emotion and relaxed shoulders.
D. Klein, painter, Brooklyn, New York
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Current Rating: 6.1 out of 10 based on 46 reviews
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96 Doctors thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
FINDING A GOOD DOCTOR
To find a good doctor, look for one with a long residency in a hospital affiliated with a medical school. The worst doctors are those with a short residency in a non-AMA approved program.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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Current Rating: 6.0 out of 10 based on 28 reviews
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97 Uncategorized thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
SETTING YOUR ADVERTISING BUDGET
Your allowance for advertising should equal at least 2 percent of your company's gross income. Anything less will be ineffective.
Marilyn Rider, Body & Soul, Ithaca, New York
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Current Rating: 5.5 out of 10 based on 30 reviews
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98 Business thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
SELLING A BUSINESS
The sale price of a small business is between seven and ten times the average profit of the last three years.
Bill Chellberg, Elmhurst, Illinois
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Current Rating: 4.7 out of 10 based on 29 reviews
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99 Gambling thumb thumb thumb thumb thumb
SELLING LOTTERY TICKETS
If you walk into a bar where a lot of people wear baseball caps, it's a good place to sell lottery tickets.
Peter Leach, St. Paul, Minnesota
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Current Rating: 4.8 out of 10 based on 29 reviews
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