EXPLORING A CAVE

You should have at least four people for any caving expedition. If someone is injured, two people can go for help while one stays with the injured spelunker. That way, no one is in the cave alone. – David R. McClurg, speleologist

 



 

RUNNING AND TALKING

If you can’t maintain a comfortable conversation while exercising, you are probably working beyond your aerobic target zone. – Kurt Ulrich, exercise specialist, Tompkins Community Hospital, Ithaca, New York

 



 

PLANNING A TELEVISION AD

The visual part of a TV commercial accounts for 85 percent of the impact on the viewer; the sound track accounts for 15 percent. – John Koten, Staff Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

 



 

FINDING A GOOD DOCTOR

Never go back to an eye doctor whose examining room isn’t large enough to swing a cat in. He’s a frustrated doctor and will give up his practice soon. – Ann German, East Islip, New York

 



 

WAVING TO PEOPLE

If you’re standing on an overpass, you can count on five out of ten drivers on the highway below returning a wave. – Carolyn Lloyd, 15-year-old student, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 



 

WINNING AT CHESS

Bring out knights before bishops, preferably in front of the bishop’s pawns. – Norman Brenner, Fleetwood, New York

 



 

BUYING A REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER

It will save you money if you buy the right size refrigerator-freezer for your family. You need a total of 8 cubic feet of space for two people, plus 1 foot for each additional family member. – Jill Phillips, home economist

 



 

BUYING A ROBE

If a robe needs any alteration other than shortening, don’t buy it. – Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator