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Q. Why is spring the worst time of year to start a diet?

A. Because, according to some but not all authorities, that’s when more food is needed to sustain the human body and the body objects mightily to any cutbacks.

She who has been around awhile knows that beautiful legs are fairly common, but beautiful hands are rare. Claim is that only one woman in 5,000 has what might be called beautiful hands.

Said Albert Einstein: “For an idea that does not at first seem insane, there is no hope.”

Q. Who was the Jesuit who said smart women act like men and smart men think like women?

A. What the Roman Catholic scholar Lucius Cervantes, S.J., said was: “The higher a woman’s IQ, the more she is likely to be masculine in outlook. The higher a man’s IQ, the more likely is he to be feminine in outlook.”

A woman’s sense of smell, if normal, is more acute than a man’s. So the researchers repeatedly report.

Q. How many colors do you need to produce a flat map on which no two bordering countries have the same color?

A. Never more than four.

List the hippo as another of those animals with teeth that keep on growing as long as it lives.

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