There are times when common knowledge can get you out of a jam. For example, did you know that Moss grows on the north side of trees?
The site Rules Of Thumb defines a rule of thumb as a homemade recipe for making a guess -- an
easy-to-remember guide that falls somewhere between a mathematical
formula and a shot in the dark.
They help you appraise a problem or situation. They make it easier to
consider the subtleties of the topic at hand; they give you a feel for
a subject. And they make excellent cocktail party fodder.
Check out: www.RulesOfThumb.org
Friday's Find: Rules of Thumb (3/6/09)
Teresa McPherson was the former Editor of Adhesives & Sealants Industry. She has held several editorial positions during her more than 20 years with BNP Media. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and journalism from Eastern Michigan University.
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