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EDITING AN ARTICLE
When editing an article, you rarely go wrong crossing out the first page and a half.
Bryant Robey, founding editor, American Demographics
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TIMING OF MEDICAL PROCEDURES
Medical technology only improves over time, so defer any procedures as long as you can safely do so.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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GROUND BREAKING VISIONS PASS 3 STAGES
Every great scientific truth goes through three stages. First, people say it conflicts with the------. Next they say it has been discovered before. Lastly they say they always believed it. As quoted in A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (1991) edited by Alan L. Mackay, (p. 2)
Scott Parker
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GROUND BREAKING RESEARCH, YES OR NO?
"You're not doing research unless half the people think it's impossible." Aircraft designer Burt Rutan talking about his experiments with Whitcomb Winglets on his Variezy home built aircraft design.
Scott Parker
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WHEN YOU'RE MOST LIKELY TO CHEAT
If your current age ends in eight, prepare to freak out. 29, 39, 49, or 59 year old people tend to be more likely to cheat on their significant other or pick up jogging.
Scott Parker
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20 SIGNS OF A HARD WINTER
An addition to the height of a hornet's nest legacy ROT submitted by Robert B. Thomas Narrow orange band in the middle of the caterpillar warns of heavy snow. Fat and fuzzy caterpillars presage bitter cold. The squirrel gathers nuts early to fortify against a hard winter. Frequent halos or rings around sun or moon forecast numerous snow falls... And 16 more at the link below.
Scott Parker
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TOMOROW STARTS THE NIGHT BEFORE.
Your tomorrow starts the night before.
wiseacre, woodsman, port orchard, wa, usa
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GARAGE SALE JUNKEE TIP
Go early for the best selection, or go late for the best prices.
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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HAVING A RELATIONSHIP
The person who has the "Issues" contols the relationship
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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