Great turnout, folks – at this rate, we’ll have to have second and third place prizes, so if you want to be in the NCAA tournament pool, keep leaving your comments here (with a real address in the “email” field) and you’ll get the invite. Do it by midnight tonight, please!
In the meantime, your random bits of conversation have reminded me of some bizarre, irrelevant factoids that I can’t seem to forget. I’ll give you my top three, and if you have any, please share ’em, wontchya?
1. Opening your refrigerator door costs 35 cents in energy. Maybe that’s back with older fridges, but it could really weigh on your conscience when you’re looking for Miracle Whip
2. The moon is moving 1 1/2 inches away from us every year, and that makes me sad
3. In Manhattan, you are never more than nine feet from a rat