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frogapplause commented on the word brazil nut effect
I forgot about this page! Ha.
June 30, 2011
Brazil Nut Gluttony.
September 30, 2009
bilby commented on the word brazil nut effect
Have to remember this, so I can then pick off the Brazil nuts and throw them across the road.
sionnach commented on the word brazil nut effect
Frogapp: aren't you mixing me up with Charley's aunt?
oroboros: Uh-oh. We forgot the reverse brazil nut effect! See on Wiki.
oroboros commented on the word brazil nut effect
When several Wordies are shaken in a bowl, my guess is that sionnach ends up on top.
A seeming paradox, but with several possible explanations.Also see Cheerio effect.
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