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Incidentally, the seam results from the join between the two halves of the mold in which the bottle is formed. Submitted by George C. Lady IV of Hayward, California. Why Do Police Officers Hold Flashlights with an Overhand Grip? Reader Raphael Klayman writes: I’ve noticed that police (real ones as well as those who play them on TV) hold their flashlights the way one might hold a knife to stab someone in the chest. We civilians tend to hold our flashlights from underneath, in a kind of semi-bowling or fishing rod grip.

Yet they must have their reasons. What are they? Although few of the police officers we contacted have ever received formal training in flashlight “gripology,” the overhand style was the favored position for two main reasons. The most often cited rationale was alluded to in our reader’s letter: The overhand grip allows the officer to use the flashlight as a weapon. One Tennessee officer wrote us: The way we hold a flashlight gives you a tactical advantage against the person that you are encountering in case of a useof-force situation.

CC might not be the solution if patrons are trying to hear the New York Philharmonic on PBS, but then, they never are. Submitted by Fred Beeman of Las Vegas, Nevada. Why Do So Many Taverns Put Mirrors in Back of the Liquor Bottles Behind the Bar? No doubt, many tavern owners install mirrors in the back of their bars for the same reason most businesses do anything—because their competitors are doing the same thing. We were surprised that some 14 DAVI D FE LDMAN bar owners couldn’t explain why they have mirrors behind their bars, but most of the same folks who weighed in on the last Imponderable had plenty of opinions about this one, too.

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