The Monitor

March 09, 2006


What's the point? -- Ever find yourself pondering questions that seem to have no answer? Or scientific riddles that seem impenetrable? Or just weird conundrums? Turns out there's someone out there trying to answer all these things: Cecil Adams, longtime columnist for the Straight Dope. This page features a question of the day, links to the mailing list and message boards, as well as featured "classic" columns.

What to look for --Before you send a question, check out the archives -- Adams has been working on the column in some form or another since 1973, and he's covered a lot of ground in that time.

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