Monthly Archives: October 2012

Aluminum Foil Wrap Does Not Keep Food Warm

Why do so many people use aluminum foil wrap to keep food warm? It does not work because aluminum foil is a conductor, not an insulator. Here are some experiments you may try to see for yourself. The next time … Continue reading

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Baby Talk

During the TV coverage of Hurricane Sandy, many governors have spoken to their constituents. This one takes the cake. It happened on Monday, 10/28. Unfortunately, I did not record it. One of the governors (he knows who he is) warned … Continue reading

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Town Hall Seats are Numbered Wrong

Last night, I attended an event at New York’s Town Hall and I could not find my seat. Although the theater, like most other theaters, has a plan for assigning the seat numbers, it places the seat number tags on … Continue reading

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Are you incompetant or just plain stupid?

Just recently, another truck crashed into an overpass on the Saw Mill River Parkway. In New York State, all parkways are for passenger cars only. I knew that before I even started to drive. Why can’t truck divers read these … Continue reading

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Advice to Bloggers

As a blogger, I have received many communications from other bloggers. Most of the time, they are clever or informative, or both. I like to learn new things and to be entertained. What I do not like are poorly-written blogs. … Continue reading

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Chase Bank: Small Type, Small Mind

It bothers me when service providers do not realize the importance of being able to be reached when you need their help. I have a business account at Chase.  When I opened it, they provided me with a business check … Continue reading

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Good Medicine, Bad Prefix

It seems that no one is exempt from making mistakes in language. However, a person’s manner of speech, for the most part, is a reflection of his or her intelligence, and credibility as well. Doctors communicate all of the time, … Continue reading

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