Quite amusing and a welcome change from the typical daily fare.

From my experience “mansplaining” is by no means limited to the male of the species.

Being in academe, you should offer a caveat: You may actually run across someone who does know what an algorithm is (and even how to spell it) or who is not only conversant with the central limit theorem but is willing to share their actual expertise with you, regaling you with tales of sampling and population means until you are considering swallowing your own tongue as a means of escape.

I am grateful to be of an age where Christmas parties are limited to my immediate family.

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