Sunday, May 6, 2007

 

The World According to Children

‘Question: What is one horsepower? Answer: One horsepower is the amount of energy it takes to drag a horse 500 feet in one second.

The law of gravity says it’s not fair jumping up without coming back down.

Most books now say our sun is a star. But it still knows how to change back into a sun in the daytime.

Vacuums are nothings. We only mention them to let them know we know they’re there.

Some oxygen molecules help fires burn while others help make water, so sometimes it’s brother against brother.

We say the cause of perfume disappearing is evaporation. Evaporation gets blamed for a lot of things people forget to put the top on.

Water vapor gets together in a cloud. When it is big enough to be called a drop, it does.

We keep track of the humidity in the air so we won’t drown when we breathe.

The wind is like the air, only pushier.’




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