What causes the epiglottis to close? It’s often caused by an infection, but can also sometimes happen as a result of a throat injury. The epiglottis is a flap of tissue that sits beneath the tongue at the back of the throat. Its main function is to close over the windpipe (trachea) while you’re eating…read more
What is a Centro in poetry? From the Latin word for “patchwork,” the cento (or collage poem) is a poetic form composed entirely of lines from poems by other poets. More about the Cento Form. Early examples can be found in the work of Homer and Virgil. What is verse in a poem? A Verse…read more
How do I stop my printer from curling paper? If you don’t use the printer very often, the paper may have been in the tray too long. Turn over the stack of paper in the paper tray, fan it and rotate it 180 degrees. You should always fan a stack of paper before putting it…read more
What do you call a person who studies cactus? Acanthochronology is the study of cactus spines or Euphorbia thorns grown in time ordered sequence (i.e. in series). Physical, morphological or chemical characteristics and information about the relative order or absolute age of the spines or thorns is used to study past climate or plant physiology.…read more
How do cellular respiration and photosynthesis compare? Photosynthesis converts carbon dioxide and water into oxygen and glucose. Glucose is used as food by the plant and oxygen is a by-product. Cellular respiration converts oxygen and glucose into water and carbon dioxide. Water and carbon dioxide are by- products and ATP is energy that is transformed…read more
How do you set your goals for wellness? 7 Wellness Goals That Bring Happiness and Life Balance Develop — and stick to — daily routines. Practice good sleep hygiene with a regular schedule. Devote your time to deep and loving friendships. Prioritize self-care. Find some time for regular exercise. Check out a good book. Enrich…read more
How much was 100 pounds worth in the 1920s? £100 in 1920 is equivalent in purchasing power to about £4,584.79 today, an increase of £4,484.79 over 101 years. The pound had an average inflation rate of 3.86% per year between 1920 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 4,484.79%. How much is a pound…read more
Was Jim McMahon kicked out of BYU? It has been 27 years since the punky QB known as McMahon threw the last forward pass of his senior year for BYU, after which, depending on whom you talk to, he either was immediately kicked out of school or left just as soon as he could. “Happiness…read more
Which president was involved with the Mexican American War? President James K. Polk On May 13, 1846, the United States Congress declared war on Mexico after a request from President James K. Polk. Then, on May 26, 1848, both sides ratified the peace treaty that ended the conflict. How did President Polk provoke the Mexican…read more
Which is the best bank in world 2020? DBS Bank, which takes the top honor in Global Finance’s World’s Best Banks 2020 awards, was exemplary in this respect; it was ready for the sharp rise in demand for digital banking services during the pandemic. Which is the world’s largest bank? 1. Industrial and Commercial Bank…read more
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