things i wish i had said, part 55

I have a PhD in theoretical physics. I understand the statistics behind Powerball at a deep and profound level — I could teach anyone why it is  a bad idea to buy a ticket.

I buy Powerball tickets.

I am a human being.

— rgb, a new york times reader responding to a story pointing out that, no, you will not win the $1.5 billion.

Advertisements

About gary

no sock monkeys were harmed in the making of this blog.
This entry was posted in margarine and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to things i wish i had said, part 55

  1. pscapp says:

    You are correct, I won’t win but if I did I would not have to pay state taxes on my fortune because only two states let you keep it all – California and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. To which I ask the obvious question.. How did those tomato cans in Harrisburg miss that one?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s