Some Common Cents for October 10th 2014

Last Friday, instead of writing this newsletter, I was in a jury deliberation room discussing the proximate cause of an elderly woman’s incontinence. So, on Sunday, I was kind of surprised to receive an email from someone taking issue with something I had written in Common Cents. After all, I hadn’t written one on Friday.

It seems there is a darn good reason why I do what I do for a living, as opposed to working for NASA. You see, the previous week, I had speculated what would happen if the sun were to explode. While I correctly stated it would take 8 minutes for the explosion to hit us, if the debris were moving at the speed of light., I was spectacularly wrong in assuming the earth would heat up prior to that.

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