This is from a daily newsletter my Dad gets (and occasionally forwards) called "Mikey's Funnies":
TRUE QUOTES ABOUT SCIENCE FROM KIDS
~ One horsepower is the amount of energy it takes to drag a horse 500 feet in one second.
~ You can listen to thunder after lightening and tell how close you came to
getting hit. If you don't hear it, you got hit, so never mind.
~ When they broke open molecules, they found they were only stuffed with atoms. But when they broke open atoms, they found them stuffed with explosions.
~ When people run around and around in circles, we say they are crazy. When planets do it, we say they are orbiting.
~ While the earth seems to be knowingly keeping its distance from the sun, it is really only centrificating.
~ Most books now say our sun is a star. But it still knows how to change
into a sun in the daytime.
~ A vibration is a motion that cannot make up its mind which way it wants to go.
~ Many dead animals of the past changed to fossils, others preferred to
~ Vacuums are nothings. We only mention them to let them know we know they are there.
~ Some people can tell what time it is by looking at the sun. But I have
never been able to make out the numbers.
~ We say the cause of perfume disappearing is evaporation. Evaporation gets blamed for a lot of things people forget to put the top on.
~ I am not sure how clouds get formed. But the clouds know how to do it, and that is the important thing.
~ In making rain water, it takes everything from H to O.
~ Rain is saved up in cloud banks.
~ Cyanide is so poisonous that one drop of it on a dog's tongue will kill
the strongest man.
~ Thunder is a rich source of loudness.
~ Isotherms and isobars are even more important than their names sound.
~ It is so hot in some parts of the world that the people there have to live
in other places.