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LISTENING TO YOUR ENGINE KNOCK
If your engine knocks during acceleration, it's probably the connecting rod. If the engine knocks during deceleration, it's probably the piston wrist pin. If you have piston slap (too much room between the piston and cylinder wall), the knock will be loudest when the engine is cold and idling.
Ray Hill, car-care columnist
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BOARDING HORSES VS RAISING LAMBS
Boarding one horse for a month provides as much income as one lamb a year.
Joseph Bauer, Master Carpenter, Indian Hills, Ohio, USA
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TRASH TALK
Every 2 tons of trash burned instead of thrown in a dump generates roughly 1 megawatt of energy which can provide power to 45,000 homes for 1 day.
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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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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