Legendary answer-man Cecil Adams, World’s Smartest Human, whose syndicated The Straight Dope column enlightened readers of the Reader and other alternative newspapers from 1973 to 2018. No question too weird!
The Last Column
A note from Cecil Adams about The Straight Dope
After 45 years, I'm taking a break.
by Cecil Adams | Jun 27, 2018
From the outside, our bodies appear to be: eyes, ears, arms, and elbows.
by Cecil Adams | Jun 15, 2018
That's the not the real problem with vector-borne diseases.
by Cecil Adams | Jun 8, 2018
A law alone wouldn't do it—the best place to challenge a presidential pardon would be in court.
by Cecil Adams | Jun 1, 2018
by Cecil Adams | May 25, 2018
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