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Monday, May 30, 2005
Marilyn vos Savant has a column in the Sunday Parade Magazine of the Chicago Tribune. Here are some reader questions need no answers!!

"When dogs bark for hours on end, why don't they ever get hoarse?"
-- M.E., New York, N.Y.

"Can sour cream go bad?If so, how can you tell? Please answer soon, because I have an unopened containier in the back of my refrigerator with an expiration date of April 1996".
-- E.B., Menomonie, Wis.

"Say you're at a baseball game at home, and the visiting team is up to bat. The batter hits a long line drive heading into the stands; a home run! Now say that everyone in the stands starts blowing in the air as hard as they can. Do you think this would produce enough force to blow the ball back onto the field?"
-- D.M. Charlotte, N.C.

"What is the purpose of earlobes besides hanging things on?"
-- Name and city unknown

"In the extreme Northern and Southern Hemispheres, where it is light for half the year and dark for the other half, does a rooster crow only once a year?"
-- J.A., Chula Vista, Calif.

"Why don't people snore when they are awake?"
-- V.P., Eugene, Ore.

"Why do wet dogs stink while dry ones smell fine?"
-- D.L., Hunstville, Ala.

"Don't you think-- anatomicaly speaking -- men would be more comfortable in skirts and women in pants?"
-- K.H., Camp Hill, Pa.

"When I am walking my dog-- considering that he has twice as many legs as I do -- is he getting twice as much exercise as I am or half as much?"
-- P.T., Edmonds, Wash.

"Has anyone discovered a use for banana skins?"
-- B.W., Albuquerque, N.M.

"If a new car cost much more than a new tuxedo, how come it costs more to rent a tuxedo?"
-- M.P. Bayside, N.Y.

"Why does'nt Mona Lisa has eyebrow?"
-- R.T., city unknown

"Is volcanic ash good to eat?"
-- C.R., Portland , Ore.

"When you pick something up so your hands are full, why does your nose or someplace else on your face start to itch"?
-- S.I., Merion Station, Pa.

"If a man jumped into the pool filled with gelatin, would he be able to escape without a ladder? Would it make a difference if the gelatin was in a bunch of little cubes instead of a solid block?"
-- J.C., Oak Brook, Ill.

" Do fish ever sneeze?"
-- V.S., Manhattan, Kansas

"Could leap year be switched from Feb 29 to June 31? It would give us an extra day for summer and one less day of winter."
-- A.K., Youngstown , Ohio

"Bat hang upside down all the time. So why don't they get gastric reflux?"
-- C.F., Richland, Wash.

" Why do people wants to pop bubble wrap so much"?
-- P.B., St. Louis, Mo.

"If the Earth were to suddenly stop revolving, what would happen to a 200 pound man standing in an open area? How far would he slide?"
-- P.G., Edmond, Okla.

(for more amazing questions, visit www.parade.com and click on "Ask Marilyn")
posted by infraternam meam @ 10:38 PM  
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