Do Elephants Jump? (Imponderables Series)

Do Elephants Jump? (Imponderables Series)

Do Elephants Jump? (Imponderables Series)

Ponder, if you will ...
Where do you find fascinating explanations
for a multitude of mysteries?
Why do pianos have 88 keys?
How does the hole get in the needle of a syringe?
Why is peanut butter sticky?

Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in Do Elephants Jump? One of the Imponderables® series -- the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's everyday mysteries -- and charmingly illustrated by Kassie Schwan, this book provides you with small mysteries that puzzle and amaze us.

From Publishers Weekly
In this latest addition to his "Imponderables" series (which includes Do Penguins Have Knees? and When Do Fish Sleep?), Feldman answers about four score more fascinating questions that, as he puts it in a rather vivid analogy, "spring from dark corners like cockroaches in a crumb-filled kitchen." So do elephants jump? The answer is pretty easy to guess: elephants’ legs and bones are not structured for jumping. Other questions provide more illuminating information: silver fillings don’t rust because they contain more mercury than silver; Campbell’s Alphabet Soup is sold only in North America; football’s two-minute warning was invented to keep...

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