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JOHN'S RULE OF FOREIGN TRAVEL
The softer the currency, the harder the toilet paper.
John Fountain, Riverside, Connecticut
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WHEN IN DOUBT, TAKE THE GARBAGE OUT.
When in doubt, take the garbage out.
Marc Levine, gardener/artist/poet, New Alexandria, PA, United States
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HIGH & LOW TEMPERATURE COMFORT ZONE
One major item missing from on-line dating questionnaires pertains to their temperature comfort . If there is more than a 5 degree difference between a couple’s high and/or low temperature comfort zone, forget about a long term relationship.
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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PARKING AND SNOW PLOWS
If you’re experiencing snowmeggedon (and who isn;t this time of the year?), wait until a main or secondary street is plowed and then move your car from your side street to one of those streets. Then, when the plow gets to your street - you have a clear parking space!
Neil J Salkind, LAWRENCE, KS - Kansas, USA
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HAIR PARITY AND HANDEDNESS
If a person has a whorl (hair growth origin in the back of head) on the left, then right-handedness is more likely. If the whorl is on the right, left-handedness will be present in excess.
Francis Dillon, physician, Tampa, FL, USA
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EXECUTING A PERFECT HIGH-FIVE
To execute a relaxed and well-aimed high-five that works every time without awkward misses, focus your attention on your fellow celebrant's elbow, not his or her hand.
Joseph Bauer, Master Carpenter, Indian Hills, Ohio, USA
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WANTS & NEEDS OF OTHERS
You can never accomodate everyone's wants & needs.
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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HOW TO GET A TAXI
Many taxis work out of major hotels in cities such as New York and Boston and people generally line up at the hotel's entrance and wait their turn. If you;re in a rush, walk a block in the direction from which the cabs come, turn down the next available street and hail a cab before they make the turn onto the hotel block. You'll also probably be headed in the right, or easily accessed, direction instead of the cab having to go around the hotel block to start you on your rip.
Neil J Salkind, LAWRENCE, KS - Kansas, USA
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OUR SOCIAL RELATIONSHIP GROUP SIZE
Robin Dunbar, Oxford U. anthropologist, asserts that humans are capable of managing a cognitive limit of 150 stable relationships no matter how social we are. This is called the Dunbar number. The size of a human’s neocortex is the primary determinant of this. Face it, your five thousand friends on Facebook are just a fantasy.
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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