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By David Feldman

Ponder, for those who will ... Has somebody ever visible a reside Cornish online game rooster? Why do quarterbacks say ''Hut''? Why do ''sea'' gulls congregate in parking plenty of procuring facilities? What does the ''Q'' in Q-Tips stand for?

Pop tradition guru David Feldman demystifies those questions and lots more and plenty extra in Are Lobsters Ambidextrous? a part of the Imponderables® series—the unchallenged resource of solutions to civilization's daily mysteries—and charmingly illustrated via Kassie Schwan, this e-book will give you info that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs simply would not have. and give it some thought, the place else are you going to determine what occurs to the caffeine left over from making decaffeinated coffee?

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Therefore, the ice barrier actually reduces the tendency for water towers to freeze. Submitted by an anonymous caller on the Mike Rosen Show, KOAAM, in Denver, Colorado. Why do quarterbacks call the snap with the exclamation “hut”? Put men in a uniform. Give them a helmet. And they all start speaking alike. At least, that’s what all of our football sources claimed. ” He repeats “Hut-2-3-4” until the men get in right. Football language has copied the drill sergeant. We’ll have to believe our football authorities, since no evidence exists that the “hut” barked by quarterbacks has anything to do with little thatched houses.

I doubt if anyone has made a study of the catholicity of coprophagy. Usually, pet owners want to know how to stop it, not who else is doing it. Submitted by Nadia Norris of Saint Paul, Indiana. Thanks also to Vince Tassinari of Van Nuys, California. 37 How do they keep the water in water towers from freezing in the wintertime? , and radio host Mike Rosen was asking about one of the Imponderables in the book: Why are water towers built so high? We provided our concise, prefabricated answer, sounding, we hoped, as if the study of water towers was one of our driving passions in life.

But let’s face it. ” If veal were called “baby cow,” its price would plummet overnight. Dr. Brister speculates that the creation of “Cornish Game Hens” was probably a marketing idea in the first place. While we are pursuing our literary equivalent of “A Current Affair,” one more scandal must be unleashed. Not all those Cornish game hens are really hens. Legally, they can be of either sex, although they are usually females, because the males tend to be larger and are raised to be broilers. In fact, if immature chicks get a little chubby and exceed the two-pound maximum weight, they get to live a longer life and are sold as broilers.

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