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Old 01-03-2012, 05:29 PM
whc.03grady whc.03grady is offline
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Originally Posted by clairobscur View Post
I heard it about a liberal art major, an engineer or physicist and a mathematician (respectively saying "sheeps are white", "at least 20 sheeps are white" and "at least 20 sheeps are white on one side", so showing that the mathematician totally ignores common sense)
Maybe that's where Heinlein got it--remember in Stranger... when the Fair Witness is asked about the color of a house across the way: "It's white on this side."