Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Ah, We're Smiling Again

Life: While my car repair bill is racking up, the statistical joys of my daily bus ride continue to entertain me. Today I was prepared - I sat at the front of the bus and was determined to find more clues to explain the new Seattle malaise. I had no idea this little blog of mine was so influential -- thanks to all for ensuring that todays stats on my bus ride in were markedly better than yesterdays! Fully 17 out of 21 smiled back today and gave an appropriate equivalent of "I'm doing fine. Thank you." when asked how they were doing by our lovely bus driver.

This reminds me, Mark Twain once said "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics."


Anonymous said...

Is it coincidence that the low numbers were on a Monday? :-)

deep said...

Could be. Maybe my car will break down next Monday and we can find out.

Anonymous said...

maybe the ones in a bad mood were having expensive repairs to their car done.

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