- There is an inverse relationship between how carefully you stack the dishes inside the dishwasher and how tidy you keep it outside in your kitchen.
- In addition to funny-haha and funny-strange there is a third category of joke where the impetus for laughter is that the comedian has made some embarrassing fact that is privately true for all of us into common knowledge.
- It would be too much of an accident for 50-50 genetic mixing to be evolutionarily optimal. So to compensate we must have a programmed taste either for mates who are similar to us or who are different.
- It is well known that in a moderately sized group of total strangers the probability is about 50% that two of them will have the same birthday. But when that group happens to be at a restaurant the probability is virtually 1.