Wednesday, March 14, 2007

ginsberg's theorem

Via language log (which you definitely, absolutely, positively should be reading if you are afflicted with anything even approaching my obsession with words).

the laws of thermodynamics (simplified):

1. You can't win.
2. You can't break even.
3. You can't get out of the game.

2 comments:

JuliaKB said...

bwa-ha-ha... Must steal for next time I teach thermo :)

niobe said...

And it's applicable to so many other parts of life as well....