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Feldman, David 1950-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 224 publications in 9 languages and 12,447 library holdings
Genres: FAQs  Humor  Terms and phrases  Trivia and miscellanea  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: AG195, 031.02
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Feldman
Why do clocks run clockwise? and other imponderables : mysteries of everyday life explained by David Feldman( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains answers to questions such as why do ants congregate on sidewalks, why do dentist offices smell the same, and what happens to the tread that wears off tires?
When do fish sleep? : and other imponderables of everyday life by David Feldman( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and Dutch and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives more than 150 answers to seemingly unanswerable questions
Do penguins have knees? : an Imponderables book by David Feldman( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author humorously answers civilization's most preplexing questions and darkest mysteries known to humankind
Why do dogs have wet noses? and other imponderables of everyday life by David Feldman( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isbn 0060162937 lccn 8946529
Who put the butter in butterfly? by David Feldman( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents a thorough and amusing examination of the origin of words with peculiar and oddball histories as he traces the idiosyncrasies of the English language
Imponderables : the solution to the mysteries of everyday life by David Feldman( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining volume containing enlightening solutions to more than 100 of the mysteries of everyday life such as: Why are there 5,280 feet in a mile? and Which fruits are in Juicy Fruit gum? A humorous and illuminating look at ourselves and the world around us
How does aspirin find a headache? : an imponderables book by David Feldman( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ponders everyday curiosities as well as questions in science, literature, and the animal world
When did wild poodles roam the earth? : an Imponderables book by David Feldman( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poodles would have overwhelmed a lesser authority than Mr. Feldman. Here are solved dilemmas of life (Has anyone ever seen a live Cornish game hen?) and death (When a body is laid out at a funeral home, why is the head always on the left side from the viewer's vantage point?). Here are confronted curiosities of health (Why is there no Betty Rubble in Flintstone's vitamins?) and wealth (What are the little numbers on the bottom right of cancelled checks?). Here are
Do elephants jump? by David Feldman( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers interesting questions and phenomena and their equally fascinating answers and explanations, exploring such baffling puzzles as to why pianos have eighty-eight keys and why there is no light in the freezer
What are hyenas laughing at, anyway? by David Feldman( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives answers to some of the mysteries of everday life like why pepper makes people sneeze, whether pigs have hair, and why saltines have holes
How do astronauts scratch an itch? by David Feldman( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why blank videocassettes slide out of the backs of their boxes, while prerecorded tapes fall out of the bottom? How do skywriters learn good penmanship? From the thousands of letters, phone calls and E-mail messages he gets every year, Feldman has picked the most intriguing puzzles and gone to the experts to find the answers. In his light, bright, delightful style, he tells us not only the how and the why, but the who, what, where and when
How to win at just about everything by David Feldman( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life's imponderables : the answers to civilization's most perplexing questions by David Feldman( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three bestselling answer-books in one volume ( Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? , When Do Fish Sleep? , and Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses? ) reveal hundreds of closely guarded secrets, long-hidden facts, and hard-to-find details to put those nagging questions to rest. Find out once and for all why mayors hand out keys to the city, why roosters crow in the morning, why people look up when thinking, more
Why do pirates love parrots? by David Feldman( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of answers and explanations to a series of questions that have puzzled people for years. Ponder, if you will...Is yawning contagious? Do starfish have faces? Why do they put crinkly paper into pairs of men's socks? Why is it that cans of Diet Coke float, but cans of regular Coke don't? Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in Why Do Pirates Love Parrots? One of the Imponderables? -the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most perplexing conundrums-and charmingly illustrated by Kassie Schwan, this book provides you with knowledge about everyday life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't cover. And think about it: Where else are you going to find out how they get the paper tag into a Hershey's Kiss?
Imponderables : answers to the most perplexing and amusing mysteries of everyday life by David Feldman( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and French and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Imponderables" is full of perplexities, puzzlements, and peculiarities, all just begging to be explained
Why do clocks run clockwise? : and other imponderables by David Feldman( Recording )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this quiz, Feldman poses perennially puzzling questions and offers three possible answers. Then the correct answer is given, with a fascinating explanation
Why don't cats like to swim? by David Feldman( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out the answers to civilization's most perplexing questions
Are lobsters ambidextrous? : an Imponderables book by David Feldman( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides researched answers to more than 140 questions about the mysteries of everyday life, such as why quarterbacks say "hut," why pretzels have their strange shape, and why judges wear black robes, and includes a selection of "imponderables" to which no good answer has been found
Why do clocks run clockwise? : an imponderables book by David Feldman( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains answers to questions such as why do ants congregate on sidewalks, why do dentist offices smell the same, and what happens to the tread that wears off tires?
When do fish sleep? : an imponderables book by David Feldman( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive books of questions and answers covering hundreds of topics not generally found in dictionaries or encyclopedias such as why Mickey Mouse has only four fingers and why roosters crow early in the morning
 
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Why do clocks run clockwise? and other imponderables : mysteries of everyday life explained
Alternative Names
David Feldman écrivain américain

Дэвид Фельдман

フェルドマン, デイヴィッド

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When do fish sleep? : and other imponderables of everyday lifeDo penguins have knees? : an Imponderables bookWhy do dogs have wet noses? and other imponderables of everyday lifeWho put the butter in butterfly?Imponderables : the solution to the mysteries of everyday lifeHow does aspirin find a headache? : an imponderables bookWhen did wild poodles roam the earth? : an Imponderables bookDo elephants jump?