Tricks of the Trade
"And when doing botanical work in South America, steer clear of the monkeys: They will throw sticks at you with surprising accuracy."
This and other equally useful lessons from various occupations can be found at the link. I should have known the trick for attorneys, but didn't.
I saw this post from Boingboing.net, an excellent weblog for wasting time reading about technology and other random, geeky things (thanks for telling me about it, Kathy!).