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Consider, in case you will ...
What is the adaptation among a package and a caboodle?
Why don't humans get goose bumps on their faces?
Where do houseflies move within the winter?
What factors that ringing sound on your ears?

Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies those themes and much more in Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? -- the unchallenged resource of solutions to civilization's so much nagging questions. a part of the Imponderables® sequence and charmingly illustrated via Kassie Schwan, Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? demanding situations readers with the information approximately daily life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs simply don't have. and give it some thought, the place else are you going to resolve why scorching canine come ten to a package deal whereas sizzling puppy buns are available in eights?

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