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Answers part 3: Short takes

In libraries, do they put the bible in the fiction or non-fiction section?

They put it in the non-fiction section. In the Dewey Decimal Classification, it's sorted under 220.

If a king is gay and marries another guy what is that guy to the royal family?

If a queen regent marries a guy, he usually becomes a prince. I suppose that if this were to happen, the same would be the case. Note that the only monarchies that have same-sex marriage are the Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain. None of these have an unmarried king or an unmarried crown prince.

If croutons are stale bread, why do they come in airtight packages?

To keep them from getting soft.

Why do birds bob their heads when they walk?

Because their eyes point to the side, instead of straight forward like our eyes do. Bobbing their heads keeps the image on the retinas still for long enough that they can perceive it.

If nobody buys a ticket to a movie do they still show it?

No, why should they? Showing a film requires work: the projectionist has to calibrate the projector and change the reels. There is no reason for a cinema to incur those costs if they don't get any income from it.

I remember one time back home, years ago, when I was one of only three people showed up at the cinema and bought tickets for the film. The manager decided to call it off, and refund everyone's tickets.

What shape is the sky?

It is shaped like a dome.

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