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How many chihuahuas would it take to kill a human?

Just one, if you tripped over the dog in the night time and hit your head on the corner of the bathroom sink on the way down.See what’s happening here? People who live with Chihuahuas know all sorts of ways the little buggers can kill us.Read other answers by Karen Tiede on Quora:When did chihuahuas begin to become domesticated?Can a cat kill another...

What is the craziest accusation made against President Obama?

I was at my husband’s work a few weeks ago, waiting for his shift to be over. He works at a large bookstore, so I decided to wander through the aisles and look for some Christmas presents. That's when I overheard this conversation between two elderly people…Person 1: “Well, thank God we’re finally done with Obama. I couldn't stand having a Muslim in...

If you had to use a wheelchair from now on, what would you nickname it?

I guess I am a bit different in the fact that all of my wheelchairs have nicknames. I haven’t been in a chair all my life so that may have something to do with it, I don’t know.My first chair is called Supermodel II (I’m I) and my second chair is called Supermodel III or sometimes just the “Snoopy Wheelchair”.Supermodel IISupermodel III or the Snoopy...

What are the best pranks played at the Pentagon?

This is not Top 10, but it might be Top 1000. My office mate (also from Texas) was constantly bitching about the light dusting of snow in Washington, DC.I arranged to have fake orders cut transferring him to the DEW Line in the Arctic. He was ordered... Report to Major Precip with all deliberate speed. Unaccompanied remote.Everyone was in on the joke...

Lord Voldemort is coming for you in ten minutes. How do you prepare?

Friend:“Yeah dude there is this guy, Voldemort, coming to find you. He has sinister intentions and is a wielder of magic spells.”Me: “What, why me?”Friend: “I don’t know, but he doesn't have a nose so you know he means business.”Me: Sprints to garage and grabs shovelMe: Starts digging furiously in my backyard9 Minutes laterVoldemort: “What are you doing...

What is the most British thing ever?

Always saying “right…” just to let everyone know you’re about to leave.Asking your friends round to smoke a joint and then asking them if they would like a cup of tea with their joint.Not wanting to sit next to each other or make eye contact in case we’re forced to make conversation.Saying sorry when someone else walks into you when what you really...

As a conservative or liberal, what is the fairest way you can explain the views of the other side?

I’m going to explain this with regards to the welfare state.And to do this, I’m going to once again borrow a concept from medical statistics: specificity and sensitivity.When you test for the presence of a thing, there are 4 broad outcomes:True positive: the thing is present and your test tell you that it is.False positive: the thing is not present...

If you served on a jury, did you find the process reassuring or distressing?

I found the process reassuring.I sat on a case where a niece accused her uncle of molesting her some 25 years earlier, when she was a small child.The uncle seemed like a creep. Just looking at him, I didn’t like him, and my fellow jurors expressed similar thoughts. He seemed like the type of guy who would be a child molester.But the niece’s testimony...

Will there ever be 51 states in the United States of America?

Interesting tidbit: No U.S. President has ever died under a flag with the same number of stars as the flag he was born under. So we’re about overdue for an addition or two… dare we dream 6? The Statehood vote does come up every few years in D.C. and Puerto Rico (I’m sure there are many in the Virgin Islands, Guam, Samoa, and Marianas who would welcome...

What is the best advice your mother ever gave you?

My mother taught me that being in love is ephemeral. She told me a fiery love cannot and does not last. Boy was she right!She taught me that looks are fleeting and the hot girl/boy at 21, isn't gonna be so hot at 61.She taught me that real friendship, trust and respect will outlast love. She taught me the key to a successful marriage is true friendship,...

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