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do you speak chicken talk?
“Chicken talk” is a term used to signify a topic of discussion deemed taboo. However, for nearly 60 years, a physician from Wiedenau, Germany, Dr. Erich Baeumer has been studying chickens. As covered in numerous news publications, Baeumer says that he has made a list of 30 sentences which are part of a spoken international chicken language, be it an Indian Jungle fowl, a Russian Orloff rooster, an Italian Leghorn, a Cornish cock or a New Hampshire Red. Baeumer was only eight when he realised that he could understand the chickens around his house. He claims that he began to spend hours with chickens in his childhood as he came to understand them around the age of 8. He learned to imitate their sounds so well that he was accepted as a full-fledged member of the flock. Yet as he aged, when his voice changed the chickens began to break off communication with him. In 1954, he started working with Professor Erich von Hoist at the Institute of Behaviour Physiology near Munich. Chickens were photographed and recorded repeatedly . After recording hours of chicken talk, Dr. Baeumer selected examples of clear-cut chicken “sentences” that could be related to records or photographs of specific actions.
Dr. Baeumer’s chicken talk tapes have been played at universities in many countries. Both sexes make “frightened” cackles when first they sense danger. After the danger passes, their cackling is full-throated and rhythmical. Hens make a cackle when they have laid an egg. He believes that it all goes back to the days when wild hens laid eggs in hidden nests. After each delivery, the hen gave a loud cackle to regain contact with the rest of the flock. Chickens make screams of distress; they have battle cries and calls for privacy. Hens lead their chicks to food with a gentle “Tuck-tuck-tuck,” and roosters entice pretty young hens with soft cooing. According to Baeumer’s opinion, chicken behaviour is not too different from human behavior nor is chicken talk.
In any case, in the first metaphorical use of chicken talk, all members of Weedsteeler are fluent and readily practice chicken talk. The latter sense of the term is questionable.
Why can’t someone have their cake and eat it too?
To eat one’s cake is to no longer have it, and therefore the statement is an invocation of the law of the excluded middle, a law of classical logic that limits the range of possibility to the truth of a given proposition or the truth of the proposition’s negation. However, it must be considered that the logical expression has the ramifications of imposing the semantic principles of bivalence and contravalence; simply put, the statement must be either true or false. Yet, to eat cake can be semantically ambiguous and does not of necessity imply that all cake is eaten – cake does not cease to be cake by the mere process of eating until the cake is completely gone. Yet even still, it is questionable as to where a line of demarcation may be drawn between some signifiers such as “cake”, “crumb”, “vomit”, “feces” and other potential transformations of the cake to signify essential cessation. Supposing some but not all of the cake is eaten, would then defy this order of classical logic and further serve as a counterexample to invalidate the referenced proverb. So, it is perfectly cogent for at a given time to have cake and eat it too.
how can i tell if homeboy is liking it?
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can man walk on water?
Yes, it is called ice.
Why is it dangerous to ingest fluoride from a pea sized amount of toothpaste, but it’s alright to drink it in tap water?
Fluoridation of water and toothpaste is a controversial issue and one with a great deal of conflicting research. Fluoride ions are entered into the water supply through either Sodium fluoride, Fluorosilicic Acid, or Sodium fluorosilicate at a level between 0.5 and 1.0 mg/L with a legal limit at 4 mg/L. The ramifications of this process as well as the introduction of fluoride into dental care products has been contested.
Studies from the 1940s onward suggest that fluoride catalyzes the remineralization of tooth enamel as a preventative measure against dental caries. Tooth enamel consists in hydroxyapatite, while the presence of fluoride creates fluoroapatite, a variation of the phosphate mineral apatite which is more resistant to acid attack. However, many studies on the subject were conducted in the 1940s and 50s prior to the control of potentially confounding factors. A comprehensive study of fluoridated drinking water from 2007 suggests fluoridation in a level between 0.5 and 1 mg/L showed moderate qualitative improvement of health in children with developing teeth (1-4 years of age). The study did note only one negative effect, that of fluorosis, a disparity in the ratio or hydroxyapatite to fluoroapatite in teeth and bones. In teeth this results in slight pale specks staining the enamel to severe brown staining and mottled pitting dependent upon the the fluoride levels. On the other hand, skeletal fluorosis has never been attributed to that of fluoridated water, yet is endemic in developing countries with lax safety regulations where inhalation of fluoride dust in heavy industry is common. According to the study, the prevalence and severity of dental fluorosis from drinking water was extremely limited and of slight aesthetic concern, respectively.
So-called ‘full strength’ toothpaste contains fluoride in in a concentration of 1350-1500 ppm, which when converted, figures to approximately 1.3-1.5 mg/L. This is a slightly higher concentration than that of fluoridated public water. Nonetheless, a lethal dose of fluoride is considered 28 mg per kilogram of body weight in adults and 16 mg/kg of body weight in children, although the FDA arbitrarily and unduly emphasizes 5mg per kilogram of body weight is potentially fatal (perhaps when used for grooming small pets). Even so, the concentration of fluoride in common consumer toothpastes is unlikely to result in fluoride poisoning. Toxicity may occur around 3-5 mg/kg of body weight. Symptomatic of fluoride poisoning is gastrointestinal irritability, headache, muscle weakness, and muscle spasms.
Conspiracy theorist claims of the negative effects of fluoridated water being grossly underestimated have been anticipated by their alleged conspirators. The movement to “declassify” the hazards of fluoridation perpetuate capital gains among investors in the marketing and manufacture of consumer bottled water.
che cosa è la vostra posizione sulla legalizzazione di prostituzione?
La nostra posizione su prostituzione è una del laissez faire; le merci commerciabili sono merci commerciabili. Nessun regole!!!