"A billion is a thousand million? Why wasn't I informed of this?"
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The Innumerate Seven
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Accountants just want to have fun...
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Cats are not as intelligent as you think.
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"If Heather has two mommies, and each of them has two brothers, and one of those brothers has another man for a 'roommate,' how many uncles does Heather have?"
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"That, of course, is the military solution."
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"Here's your problem—you forgot the sleaze factor."
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"...I see the problem now."
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"I would solve this story problem by developing the characters, heightening the conflict, and concluding with a satisfactory resolution."
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