Right. The 10,000 hours applies to things like playing piano, or learning French. You know, things with tractable solutions.
My audiologist strongly recommends against the use of Q-tips except for the outer ear. Horace’s earwax problem is much further in than that.
The surgical N95’s we have do just that. No ears involved
Back when people answered the phone (no caller ID) it was usually a real person on the other end. As quickly as possible I would interrupt them and say: “Do you make money only when you get a sale, or from how long you keep people on the line? If you make money by me not hanging up, then I am happy to sit here an do something while you go through your spiel.” They almost always hung up at that point.
I’ll admit it is not a perfect solution, but every browser comes with a “close” option, and every email can be deleted.
It depends on the hat.
Isn’t “ugh banana” redundant?
Fine, but teaching, or learning?
You can demand whatever you please.
Yup. Pick the ripe beefsteak from the garden, mayo s&p, fresh bread. Heaven on earth.