DESIGNING A ROOF

When you are planning a house, make the angle of the roof noticeably more or noticeably less than a right angle; otherwise, the appearance is depressing. – Susan Pitkin, librarian

 



 

WATCHING CANADA GEESE

The farther north, the smaller the geese; the farther west, the darker the color. – Mary Ellen Parker, retired teacher, Cincinnati, Ohio

 



 

CHOOSING A SAILBOARD

Beginning windsurfers should use a sailboard that is from 20 to 40 liters of volume greater than their body weight. A 150-pound person should sail a board that has 170 to 190 liters of volume. – Jeremy Bishop, windsurfing expert, Hood River, Oregon

 



 

FINDING CAVES

In the colder parts of the country, you will often find caves in areas where the soil is red. – David R. McClurg, speleologist

 



 

WEANING A CALF

Wean a calf when it consumes more than a pound of grain a day on a regular basis. – John C. Porter, Cooperative Extension agent

 



 

MAINTAINING YOUR BODY FLUIDS

You can maintain your fluid levels by drinking at least 4 gulps of water every 20 minutes during prolonged exercise. – Ned Frederick, writer, Exeter, New Hampshire

 



 

DONATING SPACE FOR ANNOUNCEMENTS

People looking for free newspaper space for announcements typically want them to run more than once. The old newspaper rule: one announcement is news, two announcements is advertising. – Ben Hansen, editor, The Beaumont Enterprise, Beaumont, Texas

 



 

SIZING UP A PATIENT

If a patient is proud of claiming that no physician has been able to diagnose what is wrong with him, don’t plan on being the first doctor to break his record. – Gerry M. Flick M.D., Ship’s Surgeon, S.S. Constitution off Hawaii