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What is horsepower?

December 11, 2009 in Funny

The beguiling ideas about science quoted here were gleaned from essays, exams, and classroom discussions. Most were from 5th and 6th graders. They illustrate Mark Twain’s contention that the most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know, and then stop.
Question: What is horsepower?
Answer: One horsepower is the amount of energy it takes to drag a horse 500 feet in one second.
You can listen to thunder after lightning and tell how close you came to getting hit. If you don’t hear it, you got hit. So, never mind.
Talc is found in rocks and on babies.
The law of gravity says, “No fair jumping without coming down.”
When they broke open molecules, they found they were stuffed with atoms. But, when they broke open atoms, they found them stuffed with explosions.
When people run around and around in circles, we say they are crazy. But, when planets do it, we say they are orbiting.

What Are The Questions And Answers To The New Appleton Riddles On Horse Isle?

April 10, 2009 in Riddles

Hey, I play a game called horse isle and on there are some riddles in a town called Appleton. People who don’t play this probably can’t answer and you know what I mean. I would like the exact Question and Answer please!
Mydogtaz from Chestnut Server

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