Thursday, October 7, 2010

My Favorite Syllogism, and My Friend John Who is Leaving

  1. Babies are illogical.
  2. Nobody is despised who can manage a crocodile.
  3. Illogical persons are despised.

  4. Therefore, babies cannot manage crocodiles.
(Taken from Steve Martin's autobiography Born Standing Up)

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this is my friend John:

and this is my friend John when he realized he had to go back to New York:

we'll miss you, John.


  1. babies aren't despised

    nor are they persons

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  3. 1. When John approaches, I know he is approaching because he is singing.

    2. When I know someone is approaching, I get a little nervous for a second, not because I am doing anything wrong or weird but because what if I was? Also because who is it?

    When John approaches, I get a little nervous.