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How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

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This is an American English language tongue-twister that is

used to train children to master speech, set in a fun rhyme of

alike sounding words. The answer given within the tongue twister

is: "A woodchuck would chuck all the wood he could if a

woodchuck could chuck wood."

NOTE: In real life, Woodchucks (groundhogs) do NOT really chuck

wood. Read below for some humorous answers to this perplexing

tongue twister.

Woodchucks Chucking Wood

The amount of wood that woodchucks would chuck on a given day

varies greatly with the individual woodchuck. According to a Wall

Street Journal article, New York State wildlife expert Richard

Thomas found that a woodchuck could chuck around 35 cubic feet of

dirt in the course of digging a burrow. Thomas reasoned that if a

woodchuck could chuck wood, he would chuck an amount equal to 700

pounds.

Some say it depends on three factors:

  • The woodchuck's desire to chuck said wood.

  • The woodchuck's need to chuck the aforementioned wood.

  • The woodchuck's ability to chuck the wood when it is a

    woodchuck

Others say:

  • The woodchuck could chuck as much wood as he wanted!
  • "Sixteen and 1/2 board feet a day- except on Groundhog's Day

    since groundhog is another name for woodchuck."- This answer is

    according to no less an authority than the 'Junior Woodchucks

    Guidebook', a publication often consulted by Huey, Dewey, and Louie

    Duck and referred to yet again by them in answering this very same

    question.

  • How Chuck Norris got involved-A woodchuck would only chuck as

    much would as Chuck Norris would allow it to, because the woodchuck

    shares Chuck's name. Therefore, Chuck must punish it and make it

    chuck as much wood as Chuck can. So, a woodchuck would chuck as

    much wood as Chuck could.

  • None because a wood chuck cannot chuck wood!
  • Approximately 3.9675 pounds every 5.6843 seconds. So

    there.

  • 2.865 lbs every 11.3686 Seconds?
  • As much as he needed to be satisfied.
  • It could chuck a lot. But it definitely couldn't chuck Chuck

    Norris.

  • A group of people actually did a study on this. None of the

    woodchucks ate any wood planks so they never upchucked it but some

    of them chucked them (threw them) at people.

  • During my study of Woodchuck I came to the conclusion that

    woodchucks don't chuck wood but only drink beer. However, this beer

    can frequently motivate them towards actions that can closely

    resemble the chucking of wood.

  • A woodchuck will only chuck certain wood, likely that which is

    found in their natural, prairie habitat. Therefore, the lack of

    trees on the prairie is quite closely related to the chucking of

    wood performed by these wood-chucking woodchucks.

  • Since it is the same animal as the Groundhog, should we not

    instead ask : how much ground would a groundhog hog if a groundhog

    would hog ground.

  • The above is pretty goood, but I think that the groundhog would

    be hogging sod.

  • 315g. This was an estimate done in a book of useless

    trivia.

  • A woodchuck would chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could chuck

    - if a woodchuck could chuck wood.

  • About as many good cookies a good cook could cook, if a good

    cook could cook cookies good.

  • About as many boards as the bored Mongol hordes would hoard if

    the bored Mongol hordes did hoard boards in gourds.

  • He would chuck, he would, as much as he could, he would, if a

    woodchuck could chuck wood.

  • If he could chuck wood, the woodchuck would chuck as much as he

    could!

  • If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he would and should chuck

    wood. But if woodchucks can't chuck wood, they shouldn't and

    wouldn't chuck wood. Though were I a woodchuck, and I chucked wood,

    I would chuck wood with the best woodchucks that chucked wood.

  • If a woodchuck could chuck wood, then s/he'd chuck all the

    wood, s/he'd chuck and chuck and chuck and chuck, if a woodchuck

    could chuck wood.

  • It would chuck the amount of wood equal to the seashells that

    sweet Suzy Shoreham sells by the seashore divided by how many

    primary pickled peppers Peter Piper picks.

  • One quarter of a sycamore if you give him a quarter for every

    quarter of the sycamore he cut.

  • It might depend on how many female woodchucks were present. Or,

    it could depend on whether the woodchuck's mother-in-law was around

    or not. If she was, he'd be chucking all day. If not, he'd be

    watching the football game.

  • Some maintain that woodchucks could not and would not chuck

    wood at all.

  • It depends on how good his dentures are!
  • A woodchuck would chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could chuck

    if a woodchuck could chuck wood. But unfortunately, woodchucks do

    not chuck wood.

  • About 5.72 fluid litres of wood
  • About as many boards as the Mongol hoards would hoard if the

    Mongol hordes did hoard boards.

  • Tons. More than you can count. Honestly. No one can chuck more

    would than a woodchuck.

  • If the woodchuck's name was Maurice, then it could chuck all

    the wood that it wants to. However, if its name is Frank, no

    chucking would be for it.

  • Due to the average size of a woodchuck and the general density

    of wood (not including cork [which is actually bark]) if a

    woodchuck could chuck wood it would probably get through about

    6.573 pounds per day, assuming the woodchuck is functioning

    correctly.

  • Using the formula: (W + I) * C where W = the constant of wood,

    which is well known to be 61, as agreed in many scientific circles.

    I = the variable in this equation, and stands for the word "if"

    from the original problem. As there are three circumstances, with 0

    equaling the chance that the woodchuck cannot chuck wood, 1 being

    the theory that the woodchuck can chuck wood but chooses not to,

    and 2 standing for the probability that the woodchuck can and will

    chuck wood, we clearly must choose 2 for use in this equation. C =

    the constant of Chuck Norris, whose presence in any problem

    involving the word chuck must there, is well known to equal 1.1 of

    any known being, therefore the final part of this calculation is

    1.1. As is clear, this appears to give the answer of (61 + 2) * 1.1

    = (63) * 1.1 = 69.3. However, Chuck Norris' awesome roundhouse kick

    declares that all decimal points cannot be used in formulas such as

    this, and so it must be rounded to the final solution of 69 units

    of wood.

  • A woodchuck would chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could chuck

    until Chuck Norris got there.

  • As much wood as a wood chuck could chuck if a wood chuck could

    chuck wood.

Here are more answers from our members:

Oddly enough, this is just one of many oral exercises employed

by auctioneers. Using a sing-song method of delivery, varying the

syllabic emphasis, and testing themselves to see how many times the

question and answer can be repeated in one breath while being heard

and understood by an audience, is how they hone their harmonic

skill.

Woodchucks can't chuck wood and they were only named that

because the English men who found it could not pronounce the Indian

version and settled for this. But if woodchucks could they

would probably chuck about 700 pounds of it (true scientific

evidence backs this up).

A woodchuck would chuck ALL of the wood if a woodchuck could

chuck wood!

Well assuming its a fairly large woodchuck and its early

adulthood, he would be able to chuck about 90-110 pounds of wood an

hour.

Actually, it is more likely that global warming or the volcano

located at Yellowstone will kill us all before a woodchuck could

chuck wood.

This depends on several decisive factors:

1. The size of the woodchuck in question.

2. The density of the wood.

3. The position function of the woodchuck [f(w)] in relation to

the wood [w].

4. The velocity [v=f'(w)] and acceleration [a=dv/dw; or a=

f"(w)] with respect to the woodchuck and the chucking.

5. Given an interval [t], integrate the function [f(w)] allowing

for [a] and [v].

There you have it, the area under the curve. (I.E. HOW MUCH A

WOOD A WOODCHUCK CAN CHUCK).

He would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck as much

wood as a woodchuck would if a woodchuck could chuck wood.

Could "chuck wood"??? ...as much as you give him greedy lil

critter!!!

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Emily Standridge
March 06, 2020 4:14PM

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

The answer is: As much wood as a woodchuck would chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.

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June 23, 2015 6:00AM

This is an American English language tongue-twister that is usedto train children to master speech, set in a fun rhyme of alikesounding words. The answer given within the tongue twister is:"A woodchuck would chuck all the wood he could if a woodchuckcould chuck wood."NOTE: In real life, Woodchucks (groundhogs) do NOT really chuckwood. Read below for some humorous answers to this perplexingtongue twister.Woodchucks Chucking WoodThe amount of wood that woodchucks would chuck on a given dayvaries greatly with the individual woodchuck. According to a WallStreet Journal article, New York State wildlife expert RichardThomas found that a woodchuck could chuck around 35 cubic feet ofdirt in the course of digging a burrow. Thomas reasoned that if awoodchuck could chuck wood, he would chuck an amount equal to 700pounds.Some say it depends on three factors:The woodchuck's desire to chuck said wood.The woodchuck's need to chuck the aforementioned wood.The woodchuck's ability to chuck the wood when it is awoodchuckOthers say:The woodchuck could chuck as much wood as he wanted!"Sixteen and 1/2 board feet a day- except on Groundhog's Daysince groundhog is another name for woodchuck."- This answer isaccording to no less an authority than the 'Junior WoodchucksGuidebook', a publication often consulted by Huey, Dewey, and LouieDuck and referred to yet again by them in answering this very samequestion.How Chuck Norris got involved-A woodchuck would only chuck asmuch would as Chuck Norris would allow it to, because the woodchuckshares Chuck's name. Therefore, Chuck must punish it and make itchuck as much wood as Chuck can. 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If not, he'd bewatching the football game.Some maintain that woodchucks could not and would not chuckwood at all.It depends on how good his dentures are!A woodchuck would chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could chuckif a woodchuck could chuck wood. But unfortunately, woodchucks donot chuck wood.About 5.72 fluid litres of woodAbout as many boards as the Mongol hoards would hoard if theMongol hordes did hoard boards.Tons. More than you can count. Honestly. No one can chuck morewould than a woodchuck.If the woodchuck's name was Maurice, then it could chuck allthe wood that it wants to. However, if its name is Frank, nochucking would be for it.Due to the average size of a woodchuck and the general densityof wood (not including cork [which is actually bark]) if awoodchuck could chuck wood it would probably get through about6.573 pounds per day, assuming the woodchuck is functioningcorrectly.Using the formula: (W + I) * C where W = the constant of wood,which is well known to be 61, as agreed in many scientific circles.I = the variable in this equation, and stands for the word "if"from the original problem. As there are three circumstances, with 0equaling the chance that the woodchuck cannot chuck wood, 1 beingthe theory that the woodchuck can chuck wood but chooses not to,and 2 standing for the probability that the woodchuck can and willchuck wood, we clearly must choose 2 for use in this equation. C =the constant of Chuck Norris, whose presence in any probleminvolving the word chuck must there, is well known to equal 1.1 ofany known being, therefore the final part of this calculation is1.1. As is clear, this appears to give the answer of (61 + 2) * 1.1= (63) * 1.1 = 69.3. However, Chuck Norris' awesome roundhouse kickdeclares that all decimal points cannot be used in formulas such asthis, and so it must be rounded to the final solution of 69 unitsof wood.A woodchuck would chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could chuckuntil Chuck Norris got there.As much wood as a wood chuck could chuck if a wood chuck couldchuck wood.Here are more answers from our members:Oddly enough, this is just one of many oral exercises employed byauctioneers. Using a sing-song method of delivery, varying thesyllabic emphasis, and testing themselves to see how many times thequestion and answer can be repeated in one breath while being heardand understood by an audience, is how they hone their harmonicskill.Woodchucks can't chuck wood and they were only named that becausethe English men who found it could not pronounce the Indian versionand settled for this. But if woodchucks could they wouldprobably chuck about 700 pounds of it (true scientific evidencebacks this up).A woodchuck would chuck ALL of the wood if a woodchuck couldchuck wood!Well assuming its a fairly large woodchuck and its early adulthood,he would be able to chuck about 90-110 pounds of wood an hour.Actually, it is more likely that global warming or the volcanolocated at Yellowstone will kill us all before a woodchuck couldchuck wood.This depends on several decisive factors:1. The size of the woodchuck in question.2. The density of the wood.3. The position function of the woodchuck [f(w)] in relation to thewood [w].4. The velocity [v=f'(w)] and acceleration [a=dv/dw; or a= f"(w)]with respect to the woodchuck and the chucking.5. Given an interval [t], integrate the function [f(w)] allowingfor [a] and [v].There you have it, the area under the curve. (I.E. HOW MUCH A WOODA WOODCHUCK CAN CHUCK).He would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck asmuch wood as a woodchuck would if a woodchuck could chuckwood.Could "chuck wood"??? ...as much as you give him greedy lil critter!!!


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