Rules of Thumb

A collection of observations by people who bother to look at how things work and at how they get things done.

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forma
06/20/2022

At auctions, paintings sell for half the price they go for in galleries.

Mace
11/15/2021

If a professor describes a science experiment in class, it will be on the exam.

look_mom
11/15/2021

In a public restroom, always use the toilet farthest away from the door. It’s typically cleaner and used less than the others.

sweltering
11/14/2021

The sales success of sports book is inversely proportional to the size of the ball used in the sport.

kiss my axe
11/14/2021

You need to know and understand 5,000 words and characters in Chinese before trying to have a meaningful conversation in Chinese. .

antifascist
11/14/2021

Cheap paperback novels average one typographical error for every ten pages.

instant
11/12/2021

It is easier to get forgiveness than permission.

Sedova
11/11/2021

Tough apple skin means a hard winter.

khart
11/09/2021

One large tree has the cooling power of five average air conditioners running 20 hours a day.

IV Shot
11/09/2021

If bees stay at the hive, expect rain. If they fly away, expect good weather.

ever
11/09/2021

Bears can outrun, outclimb, and outswim a human. Your only chance is to run downhill; the bear’s center of gravity makes it difficult for it to follow.

Serf
11/08/2021

To ace a course, plan on spending two hours on outside study and homework for every hour of classroom time.

sharpest
11/07/2021

Never walk past a chimpanzee while wearing a clown suit.

meanwhile
11/07/2021

Zigzag to outrun a crocodile.

ho babe
11/06/2021

Avoid of buying a house within sight of a traffic light.

meste
11/06/2021

Your new product should have at least three easily recognizable advantages over is competition.

Marc
11/06/2021

The average milk producing life of a dairy cow is five to seven years.

puec
11/06/2021

One ostrich egg will serve 24 people for brunch.

ege
11/06/2021

Lighting will take up 30% of the overall power usage for a building.

metalhead
11/06/2021

Use ammonia for a bee sting and vinegar for a wasp sting.

Chicom
10/29/2021

One trained dog equals 60 search-and-rescue workers.

angara
10/29/2021

When writing an ad, use sentences composed of 12 words or less.

face time
10/29/2021

If you ask a negative question, you will get a negative answer.

private
10/29/2021

Pick a puppy whose tail wags in sync with its walk.

hydro
10/29/2021

Never sign up for car payments that are more than 10 percent of your monthly income.

In a Week
10/29/2021

If you’re not going through four toothbrushes a year, you’re not brushing your teeth good enough.

howdy
10/28/2021

The person who makes the most deals wins.

facia
10/28/2021

If applying pressure with your fingers causes a change in your chest pain, it is probably a muscular pain.

American
10/28/2021

A person is seriously ill or injured if he suddenly falls forward without putting his hands up to protect his face.

worka
10/28/2021

Warm hands indicate relaxation; cold hands indicate tension.

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