CONSERVING WATER

When you have a limited amount of water available to rinse something, use several small rinses rather than one or two large ones. — R. A. Heindl, Design Engineer, Euclid, OH, USA

 



 

FILLING OUT A SURVEY

On a survey with rankings ranging from 1 to 5, when the responses are tabulated, 1 and 2 will probably be lumped together, as will 4 and 5. So don’t waste effort deciding whether to put down a 1 or a 2. — R. A. Heindl, Design Engineer, Euclid, OH, USA

 



 

MARKETING A BLOCKBUSTER

The marketing cost for a blockbuster movie is typically 50% of the cost of production. — Wendy Kaufman, NPR Commentator, USA

 



 

TRACKING SASQUATCH

Any large human footprint will be at least 3 times as long as it is wide, and this is not the case with Sasquatch. In all cases the width is more than 1/2 of the length. – Grover Krantz, Washington State University Anthropologist, WA, USA

 



 

GAS EFFICIENCY

At highway speeds, it’s more gas efficient to turn your A/C on rather than leave your windows open. — Jimmy Mintern, Auto Technician, Greenville, SC, USA

 



 

FEEDING YOUR FISH

If your fish do not consume their food within five minutes, you have fed them too much. — Rick Broadhead, Aquarium Hobbyist, Toronto, ON, Canada

 



 

SCUBA DIVING

After completing a no-decompression SCUBA dive, 2 hours later you can do half of that time at the same depth. — Peter M. Donahue, Electrician, Falmouth, MA, USA

 



 

FINDING WHERE TO PUT YOUR MOUTH ON A CLARINET

To find the correct place to put your mouth on a clarinet reed, put a piece of paper between the reed and the mouthpiece. Where the paper stops is the correct place for your mouth.
– Mandy Reinert, Student, LaCrosse, WI, USA