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ESTIMATING HOW MUCH CAULK TO BUY
A general rule of thumb is that you need one cartridge of caulk for every two windows or two doors.
James T. Dulley, CA, USA
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HIRING CRITERIA
Hire people who are smart, work hard, and play well with others. You can teach them anything else that's missing.
Sid Johnson, Mental Health Counselor and IT Director, Arlington, TN, USA
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PERSUADING OTHERS
If no one is disagreeing with you, your argument isn’t reaching enough people.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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SURGERY CONSIDERATIONS
When considering a surgical procedure, assume that the side effects will be twice as severe and the recovery period three times as long as the doctor predicts.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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FOLLOWING RUM
The farther south you travel, the darker and heavier the rum.
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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PICKING A CHEAP HOBBY
Beware of hobbies that require special Colin Bags.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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PICKING A BRUNCH
No brunch is worth standing in line for.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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HOUSE FIRE BURN RATE
Assuming stable fuel, heat and oxygen levels, a typical house fire will double in size every minute. Source: Discover Magazine's 20 things you don't know about fires.
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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CHOOSING A MICROBREW
When in doubt, choose a microbrew from a geographic area known for the quality of its water.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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