WiseGeek Question Suggestions

Technology and Gadgets

  1. Do waterproof Braille watches exist?
  2. Do waterproof talking watches exist?
  3. How many telephone calls are made in the world on a daily basis?
  4. How much can I expect to pay for a programmable chip?
  5. What are Chiggles?
  6. What are Chootles?
  7. What are Chubbles?
  8. What should I consider before buying a clock?
  9. Which tools should I buy for watch repair?

Business and Economy

  1. What is a flash point industry?
  2. Why doesn't McDonald's sell hot dogs?

Food and Cooking

  1. What are Black Cow suckers?
  2. What are boiled peanuts?
  3. What are Bottle Cap candies?
  4. What are Chupa Chups?
  5. What are cinnamon discs?
  6. What are creamed cucumbers?
  7. What are fried pickles?
  8. What are fry dogs?
  9. What are lime chips?
  10. What are Preggo Pops?
  11. What are Snow Caps?
  12. What are stewed prunes?
  13. What is a cheese puff?
  14. What is a Norwegian banana split?
  15. What is Anzac?
  16. What is Chocopologie?
  17. What is Chocovine?
  18. What is salsa verde?
  19. What is so special about Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream?
  20. What is sweet potato pie?
  21. What is the difference between a corn dog and a pronto pup?
  22. What is the world's least expensive spice?
  23. What is the world's least expensive vodka?
  24. What is the world's least expensive wine?
  25. What is the world's most expensive spice?
  26. What is the world's most expensive vodka?
  27. What is the world's most expensive wine?
  28. What is Valrhona cacao?
  29. What is Wexford Christmas cake?
  30. Why isn't it a good idea to consume alcohol with dairy products?

Language and The Humanities

  1. What are the least common letters used in English?
  2. What are the most common letters used in English?
  3. What does it mean to "stop on a dime"?
  4. What does it mean to "turn on a dime"?
  5. What does it mean to be "on the ball"?
  6. What does it mean to be on one's toes?
  7. What does it mean to be Rick Rolled?
  8. What does it mean to be the "black sheep" of the family?
  9. What does it mean to have "ham hands"?
  10. What does it mean to have a splitting headache?
  11. What does it mean to talk out of both sides of one's mouth?
  12. What does it mean to throw in one's towel?
  13. What does it mean to throw one's hat into the ring?
  14. What is Newspeak?
  15. What is satire?
  16. What is the Duck test?
  17. What is the least common first name in English?
  18. What is the meaning of the phrase "A feather in your cap?"
  19. What is the meaning of the phrase "Curate's egg?"
  20. What is the meaning of the phrase "Damning with faint praise?"
  21. What is the meaning of the phrase "Die with your boots on?"
  22. What is the meaning of the phrase "Eager beaver?"
  23. What is the meaning of the phrase "Eating your own dog food?"
  24. What is the meaning of the phrase "Fatted calf?"
  25. What is the meaning of the phrase "Hail fellow well met?"
  26. What is the meaning of the phrase "Ham it up?"
  27. What is the meaning of the phrase "Law of the instrument?"
  28. What is the meaning of the phrase "Mad as a March hare?"
  29. What is the meaning of the phrase "Man Friday?"
  30. What is the meaning of the phrase "Medicine chest?"
  31. What is the meaning of the phrase "Mexican standoff?"
  32. What is the meaning of the phrase "Morgue file?"
  33. What is the meaning of the phrase "Pork barrel?"
  34. What is the meaning of the phrase "Salad days?"
  35. What is the meaning of the phrase "School of Hard Knocks?"
  36. What is the meaning of the phrase "Second fiddle?"
  37. What is the meaning of the phrase "Simple matter of software?"
  38. What is the meaning of the phrase "Sisyphean task?"
  39. What is the meaning of the phrase "Stiff upper lip?"
  40. What is the meaning of the phrase "The good doctor?"
  41. What is the meaning of the phrase "There but for the grace of God go I?"
  42. What is the meaning of the phrase "Tilting at windmills?"
  43. What is the meaning of the phrase "Toe the line?"
  44. What is the meaning of the phrase "Too cheap to meter?"
  45. What is the meaning of the phrase "Trip the light fantastic?"
  46. What is the meaning of the phrase "Up to eleven?"
  47. What is the meaning of the phrase "war chest?"
  48. What is the meaning of the proverb "a change is as good as a rest?"
  49. What is the meaning of the proverb "a closed mouth gathers no feet?"
  50. What is the meaning of the proverb "a fool and his money are soon parted?"
  51. What is the meaning of the proverb "a good beginning makes a good ending?"
  52. What is the meaning of the proverb "a house is not a home?"
  53. What is the meaning of the proverb "a journey of a thousand miles begins with one single step?"
  54. What is the meaning of the proverb "a little of what you fancy does you good?"
  55. What is the meaning of the proverb "a miss is as good as a mile?"
  56. What is the meaning of the proverb "a new broom sweeps clean?"
  57. What is the meaning of the proverb "a nod's as good as a wink to a blind horse?"
  58. What is the meaning of the proverb "a peacock that sits on its tail is just another turkey?"
  59. What is the meaning of the proverb "a penny saved is a penny earned?"
  60. What is the meaning of the proverb "a person is known by the company he keeps?"
  61. What is the meaning of the proverb "a problem shared is a problem halved?"
  62. What is the meaning of the proverb "a profit is not recognized in his own land?"
  63. What is the meaning of the proverb "a rolling stone gathers no moss?"
  64. What is the meaning of the proverb "a volunteer is worth 20 pressed men?"
  65. What is the meaning of the proverb "a watched pot never boils?"
  66. What is the meaning of the proverb "a wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can see from the top of a mountain?"
  67. What is the meaning of the proverb "a woman's work is never done?"
  68. What is the meaning of the proverb "actions speak louder than words?"
  69. What is the meaning of the proverb "all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy?"
  70. What is the meaning of the proverb "barking dogs seldom bite?"
  71. What is the meaning of the proverb "beggars can't be choosers?"
  72. What is the meaning of the proverb "better the devil you know than the devil you don't?"
  73. What is the meaning of the proverb "cut your coat to suit your cloth?"
  74. What is the meaning of the proverb "don't burn your bridges behind you?"
  75. What is the meaning of the proverb "don't count your chickens before they hatch?"
  76. What is the meaning of the proverb "don't cross the bridge until you come to it?"
  77. What is the meaning of the proverb "don't keep a dog and bark yourself?"
  78. What is the meaning of the proverb "don't put new wine into old bottles?"
  79. What is the meaning of the proverb "don't spoil the ship for a ha'pworth of tar?"
  80. What is the meaning of the proverb "don't try to teach your grandma to suck eggs?"
  81. What is the meaning of the proverb "early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise?"
  82. What is the meaning of the proverb "empty vessels make the most noise?"
  83. What is the meaning of the proverb "enough is as good as a feast?"
  84. What is the meaning of the proverb "every dog has his day?"
  85. What is the meaning of the proverb "failing to plan is planning to fail?"
  86. What is the meaning of the proverb "faith will move mountains?"
  87. What is the meaning of the proverb "fish and guests smell after three days?"
  88. What is the meaning of the proverb "he who pays the piper calls the tune?"
  89. What is the meaning of the proverb "hind sight is always 20 20?"
  90. What is the meaning of the proverb "if ifs and ands were pots and pans there'd be no work for tinkers?"
  91. What is the meaning of the proverb "in the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is king?"
  92. What is the meaning of the proverb "its no use to lock the stable door after the horse has bolted?"
  93. What is the meaning of the proverb "its the squeaky wheel that gets the grease?"
  94. What is the meaning of the proverb "let sleeping dogs lie?"
  95. What is the meaning of the proverb "life is not all beer and skiddles?"
  96. What is the meaning of the proverb "little pitchers have big ears?"
  97. What is the meaning of the phrase "a wigwam for a goose's bridle?"
  98. What is the meaning of the proverb "nature abhors a vacuum?"
  99. What is the meaning of the proverb "only fools and horses work?"
  100. What is the meaning of the proverb "opportunity only knocks once?"
  101. What is the meaning of the proverb "people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones?"
  102. What is the meaning of the proverb "revenge is a dish best served cold?"
  103. What is the meaning of the proverb "the axe forgets but the tree remembers?"
  104. What is the meaning of the proverb "the boy is father to the man?"
  105. What is the meaning of the proverb "the cobbler always wears the worst shoes?"
  106. What is the meaning of the proverb "the darkest hour is just before the dawn?"
  107. What is the meaning of the proverb "the devil finds work for idle hands to do?"
  108. What is the meaning of the proverb "the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world?"
  109. What is the meaning of the proverb "the pen is mightier than the sword?"
  110. What is the meaning of the proverb "there are none so blind as those that will not see?"
  111. What is the meaning of the proverb "there's many a slip twixt cup and lip?"
  112. What is the meaning of the proverb "there's no fool like an old fool?"
  113. What is the meaning of the proverb "there's none so deaf as they that will not hear?"
  114. What is the meaning of the proverb "those who sleep with dogs will wake with flees?"
  115. What is the meaning of the proverb "too many cooks spoil the broth?"
  116. What is the meaning of the proverb "when the cat's away the mouse will play?"
  117. What is the meaning of the proverb "you can't make bricks without straw?"
  118. What is the meaning of the proverb "you can't teach an old dog new tricks?"
  119. What is the meaning of the proverb "you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar?"
  120. What is the meaning of the proverb "youth is wasted on the young?"
  121. What is the meaning of the saying "A day late and a dollar short?"
  122. What is the meaning of the saying "A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for his client?"
  123. What is the meaning of the saying "A poor workman always blames his tools ?"
  124. What is the meaning of the saying "A rising tide lifts all boats?"
  125. What is the meaning of the saying "Cowards may die many times before their death?"
  126. What is the meaning of the saying "Don't wash your dirty linen in public?"
  127. What is the meaning of the saying "Doubt is the beginning not the end of wisdom?"
  128. What is the meaning of the saying "Even a worm will turn?"
  129. What is the meaning of the saying "Fish always stink from the head down?"
  130. What is the meaning of the saying "He that goes a-borrowing, goes a-sorrowing?"
  131. What is the meaning of the saying "If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys?"
  132. What is the meaning of the saying "It is easy to be wise after the event?"
  133. What is the meaning of the saying "It's the empty can that makes the most noise?"
  134. What is the meaning of the saying "Jack of all trades, master of none?"
  135. What is the meaning of the saying "Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone?"
  136. What is the meaning of the saying "Least said, soonest mended?"
  137. What is the meaning of the saying "Little things please little minds?"
  138. What is the meaning of the saying "Many a true word is spoken in jest?"
  139. What is the meaning of the saying "Marry in haste, repent at leisure?"
  140. What is the meaning of the saying "Never give a sucker an even break?"
  141. What is the meaning of the saying "Never go to bed on an argument?"
  142. What is the meaning of the saying "Never let the sun go down on your anger?"
  143. What is the meaning of the saying "Nine tailors make a man?"
  144. What is the meaning of the saying "No man is an island?"
  145. What is the meaning of the saying "No names, no pack-drill?"
  146. What is the meaning of the saying "One law for the rich and another for the poor?"
  147. What is the meaning of the saying "One might as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb?"
  148. What is the meaning of the saying "One swallow does not make a summer?"
  149. What is the meaning of the saying "One year's seeding makes seven years weeding?"
  150. What is the meaning of the saying "Parsley seed goes nine times to the Devil?"
  151. What is the meaning of the saying "Pride goes before a fall?"
  152. What is the meaning of the saying "Procrastination is the thief of time?"
  153. What is the meaning of the saying "Rob Peter to pay Paul?"
  154. What is the meaning of the saying "Shrouds have no pockets?"
  155. What is the meaning of the saying "The road to hell is paved with good intentions?"
  156. What is the meaning of the saying "The shoemaker's son always goes barefoot?"
  157. What is the meaning of the saying "Where there's muck there's brass?"
  158. What is the meaning of the saying "You can't run with the hare and hunt with the hounds?"
  159. What is the meaning of the word BIOCLUSIVE?
  160. What is the most common first name in English?
  161. What is the origin of the phrase "peeing like a race horse?"
  162. Why is breakfast said to be the most important meal of the day?

Manufacturing and Industry

  1. What is the difference between regular steel and stainless steel?

Anatomy and Physiology

Crafts and Do-it-Yourself

Home and Garden

  1. What is a ball faucet?
  2. What is a cartridge faucet?
  3. What is a compression faucet?
  4. What is a disc faucet?
  5. What is a Drop-Arm Commode?
  6. What is a pot filler faucet?
  7. What is the best way to clean a ceiling fan?
  8. What is the best way to clean a microwave?
  9. What is the best way to deodorize a toilet bowl?
  10. What is the best way to deodorize rubber?
  11. What is the best way to grow herbs?
  12. What is the best way to store water?
  13. Why don't kitchen sinks have overflow drains?

Medicine and Treatments

  1. Can patients legally refuse medical attention?
  2. What are finger cots?
  3. What is a catheter?
  4. What is a crinoline?
  5. What is a Hydrocolloid dressing?
  6. What is Alldress®?
  7. What is Biolex?
  8. What is Calcium Alginate?
  9. What is CombiDERM ACD™?
  10. What is Comfeel Plus?
  11. What is COVADERM?
  12. What is CURAGEL™?
  13. What is Curasol™?
  14. What is CURASORB™?
  15. What is DuoDERM?
  16. What is FIBRACOL?
  17. What is Flexzan™?
  18. What is Gelocast?
  19. What is Gentell?
  20. What is Hydroactive Gel?
  21. What is Hydrofiber?
  22. What is Hydrophilic Powder?
  23. What is KALTOSTAT Alginate?
  24. What is LYOFOAM?
  25. What is MED Ice™?
  26. What is Medifil?
  27. What is Mepiform?
  28. What is Mepilex?
  29. What is MULTIDEX GEL?
  30. What is Nitrile?
  31. What is Normlgel?
  32. What is Nu-Derm™?
  33. What is NU-GEL™?
  34. What is PolyMem QuadraFoam?
  35. What is POLYSKIN II?
  36. What is SeaSorb™?
  37. What is Sorbsan™?
  38. What is SÃF-Gel™?
  39. What is Tegaderm™?
  40. What is Tegagen™?
  41. What is Tensoplast?
  42. What is the most powerful natural laxative available?
  43. What is the most powerful over-the-counter laxative available?
  44. What is TIELLE Hydropolymer?
  45. What is TRANSORBENT® Hydrogel?
  46. What is Vigilon?

Diet, Fitness and Nutrition

  1. What is a pedal exerciser?

The United States

  1. Is there really a blind pension in the state of Missouri?
  2. What is the earned income tax credit or EITC?

Travel and Entertainment

People

  1. Who are the duggers?
  2. Who is Cecil Adams?
  3. Who is Robby Benson?
  4. Who is Sylvia Browne?

Attorneys and the Law

Internet and Computers

  1. Do I really need a license to broadcast copyrighted material over the internet?
  2. In programming, what is an array?
  3. Is subscribing to Amazon Prime worth it?
  4. What is a screen reader?
  5. What is AIML?
  6. What is ALICE?
  7. What is Amazon Prime?
  8. What is Cold C?
  9. What is Fideliphone?
  10. What is JAWS for Windows?
  11. What is the Apple 2e?
  12. What is NVDA?
  13. What is TeamSpeak?
  14. What is TeamTalk?
  15. What is the Accent speech synthesizer?
  16. What is the difference between TeamSpeak and TeamTalk?
  17. What is the Echo speech synthesizer?
  18. What is the OPUS codec?
  19. What is Window-Eyes?
  20. What is Windows CE?
  21. What should I consider when buying a new processor for my computer?
  22. Where is on-hold music stored?

Adult Education and Training

Beauty and Personal Care

  1. How does mineral makeup differ from regular makeup?
  2. What is body spray?
  3. What is Lava® soap?
  4. What is the purpose of the makeup called foundation?
  5. what is the worlds' most expensive perfume?
  6. Why do men and women use different types of deodorant?

Miscellaneous

  1. How can I become ambidextrous?
  2. How much water is required to neutralize one shot of alcohol?
  3. How much weight can a freight elevator hold?
  4. What are Beignets?
  5. What are clackers?
  6. What are Flappers?
  7. What are key parties?
  8. What are Popples?
  9. What are Pukka Shells?
  10. What are Rickie Tickie Stickers?
  11. What are ring dings?
  12. What are Wing Dings?
  13. What are wizzers?
  14. What can cinnamon sticks be used for?
  15. What is a Bifilar Coil?
  16. What is a bounce card?
  17. What is a brat pack?
  18. What is a busy box?
  19. What is a cat's eye marble?
  20. What is a cherry bomb?
  21. What is a flag throw?
  22. What is a fontange?
  23. What is a Hemi Walker?
  24. What is a hooey stick?
  25. What is a Jackson Pillow?
  26. What is a Portal Companion Cube?
  27. What is a PROMOGRAN PRISMA Matrix?
  28. What is a Rollator?
  29. What is a roller skate key?
  30. What is a sharps container?
  31. What is a spinning wheel?
  32. What is a sultana?
  33. What is a viral video?
  34. What is a wetstone?
  35. What is Amedei Porceleana?
  36. What is an aggie marble?
  37. What is an Aneroid Sphygmomanometer?
  38. What is an m-80?
  39. What is AQUACEL?
  40. What is Arugula?
  41. What is blutac?
  42. What is Boogaloo?
  43. What is boondocking?
  44. What is Burple?
  45. What is Copenhagen?
  46. What is Curach?
  47. What is double talk?
  48. What is GOJO®?
  49. What is Gucci?
  50. What is meant by a "roll" of chewing tobacco
  51. What is Oxitan?
  52. What is primal scream therapy?
  53. What is progressive scanning?
  54. What is Skoal?
  55. What is sleepy time tea?
  56. What is soapwort?
  57. What is spearmint tea?
  58. What is Swiss Chard?
  59. What is tea brack?
  60. What is telephone booth stuffing?
  61. What is the dance called the Hustle?
  62. What is the difference between uptown and downtown?
  63. What is the least expensive chewing tobacco?
  64. What is the most expensive chewing tobacco?
  65. What is Versiva?
  66. Why do some people sing in the shower?
  67. Why hasn't flavored envelope glue been invented?

Science and Engineering

  1. What are the least common elements in the universe?
  2. What is Alembic?
  3. What is Alum?
  4. What is Aqua Regia?
  5. What is Aqua Vitae?
  6. What is Aquafortis?
  7. What is Caduceus?
  8. What is Calx?
  9. What is Caput Mortuum?
  10. What is Graphene?
  11. What is Marcasite?
  12. What is Nitre?
  13. What is Precipitate?
  14. What is Quintessence?
  15. What is Sal-Ammoniac?
  16. What is the Scepter of Jove?
  17. What is Sublimation?
  18. What is the bath of Mary?
  19. What is the difference between rubbing alcohol and the alcohol meant for human consumption?
  20. What is the difference between sulfur, black sulfur and philosopher's sulfur?
  21. What is Tutty?
  22. What is ununoctium?
  23. What is ununpentium?
  24. What is Verdigris?
  25. Why haven't we cured cancer?

Health and Wellness

  1. What are the health promoting properties of spearmint?

Cars Boats and Airplanes

  1. What are car markers?
  2. What are some door lock accessories?
  3. What are truck nuts?
  4. What is a musical car horn?

Finance and Investing

  1. Can the information on an ATM receipt result in identity theft?
  2. Can the information on a store receipt result in identity theft?
  3. Why are checks taxable but cash isn't?

Fashion, Clothing and Accessories

  1. What are Boop On hairstyles?
  2. What is the world's most expensive cloth?
  3. What is the world's least expensive cloth?
  4. What are chunky shoes?
  5. What are Cloche hats?
  6. What are Earth Shoes?
  7. What are "ribbed" socks?
  8. What are Yo-Yo sandals?
  9. What is a Bobcat Vest?
  10. What is a Bouffant Cap?
  11. What is a swatch watch?
  12. What is the Waif Look?
  13. Why do some types of jeans have metal studs?
  14. What would happen if one washed dry clean only clothing in a conventional washing machine?

Art and Music

  1. How many colors are there?
  2. What is Black Metal Music?
  3. What is Death Metal music?
  4. What is EMO music?
  5. What is Grunge music?
  6. What is Speed Core music?
  7. What is the difference between ancient Greek musical notation and Byzantine musical symbols?
  8. What is Trash Music?

Animals and the Environment

  1. Why do cats and dogs fight?
  2. Why do some cats eat house plants?

History and Government

The World

Sports and Hobbies

  1. Do I need to wear armor when playing airsoft?
  2. Do I need to wear armor when playing paintball?
  3. What is frolf?
  4. What is Mahjongg?
  5. What is Stoop Ball?
  6. What is the game of scully?

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