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Feldman, David 1950-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 189 publications in 9 languages and 12,796 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Terms and phrases  Trivia and miscellanea  FAQs  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 )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,647 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 )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and Dutch and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 1,229 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 )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in Dutch and English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 939 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 )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does aspirin find a headache? : an imponderables book by David Feldman( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 845 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 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 792 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 )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Indonesian and held by 671 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 )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 572 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 )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, it's time for David Feldman to plunge into that sea of question marks and conundrums known as Imponderables. These are the mysteries of everyday life. They're the questions that can't be answered by numbers, measurements, or a trip to the reference library. They're the things that drive you nuts - or that you've never thought of until someone brings them up, and then they drive you nuts. Don't you ever wonder, for instance, how astronauts scratch an itch? Or
How to win at just about everything by David Feldman( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do pirates love parrots? by David Feldman( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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?--Amazon.com
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 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Imponderables" is full of perplexities, puzzlements, and peculiarities, all just begging to be explained
Why don't cats like to swim? by David Feldman( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out the answers to civilization's most perplexing questions
Why do clocks run clockwise? : and other imponderables by David Feldman( Recording )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 132 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
Do penguins have knees? by David Feldman( )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More questions about everyday life (penguins' knees?) such as why the letters Q and Z are missing from phones, do earlobes serve any particular function, and others
Why do clocks run clockwise? : an imponderables book by David Feldman( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 99 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 )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 91 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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How does aspirin find a headache? : an imponderables book
Alternative Names
David Feldman American writer

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?