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  1. 8 days ago on JumpStart

    Right. The 10,000 hours applies to things like playing piano, or learning French. You know, things with tractable solutions.

  2. 9 days ago on Dark Side of the Horse

    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.

  3. 10 days ago on Pickles

    The surgical N95’s we have do just that. No ears involved

  4. 10 days ago on Non Sequitur

    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.

  5. about 1 month ago on Pearls Before Swine

    I’ll admit it is not a perfect solution, but every browser comes with a “close” option, and every email can be deleted.

  6. about 1 month ago on F Minus

    It depends on the hat.

  7. about 1 month ago on Pickles

    Isn’t “ugh banana” redundant?

  8. about 1 month ago on JumpStart

    Fine, but teaching, or learning?

  9. about 1 month ago on Non Sequitur

    You can demand whatever you please.

  10. about 1 month ago on Non Sequitur

    Yup. Pick the ripe beefsteak from the garden, mayo s&p, fresh bread. Heaven on earth.