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Chapter 20
Listen, Listen, Listen—or Misunderstand
In This Chapter
➤ How to reprogram your brain
➤ How to use your blinders
➤ How to expand your small-talk repertoire
➤ How to ask one more question
 
Some people have big ones. Some have pointy ones. Some have hairy ones, but everyone has them. No, not heads—ears! Actually, when you look at an ear, it’s a pretty funny-looking contraption. The ultimate architect designed it so that this funnel-type thing would catch sound. The sound catcher is attached to a tunnel lined with cilia (a nicer word than hair), and the tunnel is attached to a drum. I always wondered where they found someone small enough ...

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