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    Seven percent of American adults think chocolate milk comes from brown cows. Is it any wonder people will vote for Trump?

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...he-scary-part/

    I know of a friend of a friend, college educated and a Trump voter, honestly thinks aliens live on the far side of the moon. Seriously.

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    And you thought colleges had somehow escaped the Dumbing Down of America?

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    " Milk, milk, lemonade. Around the corner, fudge is made."

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    That's just pitiful. Don't forget that meat grows in styrofoam containers.

    Kevin - I must admit I thought of that too - but I wasn't gonna type it here!

    Might be a little too advanced for some dontcha know...
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    Any fule no milk comes out of plastic bottles.

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    7% of people have no respect for the integrity of survey results.

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    Quote Originally Posted by L.W. Baxter View Post
    7% of people have no respect for the integrity of survey results.
    I do indeed wonder every time I see a result like this if they have a way to control for the wise-ass factor.

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    Next you're gonna tell me that brown eggs don't come from brown chickens and that Easter eggs aren't laid by a bunny.
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    95% of urban myths are propagated on internet forums.
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    You can get 7% of people responding to a survey to agree to just about any damn-fool thing. And half of those are probably just messing with you.
    "For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations,
    for nature cannot be fooled."

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    83.5% of statistics are made up on the spot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garret View Post
    That's just pitiful. Don't forget that meat grows in styrofoam containers.

    Kevin - I must admit I thought of that too - but I wasn't gonna type it here!

    Might be a little too advanced for some dontcha know...
    It may very well do that soon enough Garret.

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    So what about iced coffee? Do they feed the cows coffee grounds?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil Y View Post
    So what about iced coffee? Do they feed the cows coffee grounds?
    Only if you add milk or cream. Then yes...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobcat View Post
    Next you're gonna tell me that brown eggs don't come from brown chickens and that Easter eggs aren't laid by a bunny.
    Just the very small brown ones.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Wilson View Post
    You can get 7% of people responding to a survey to agree to just about any damn-fool thing. And half of those are probably just messing with you.
    Perhaps the responders were all under 7 years old ?
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    But brown eggs actually do come from brown or red hens.

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    I had a customer tell me I was "Innocent" because I don't believe a bunch of internet myths she subscribes to. I guess people like to feel wised up, even if their information is wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian McColgin View Post
    But brown eggs actually do come from brown or red hens.
    Our's do.
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    The doctrine of nonresistance against arbitrary power, and oppression, is absurd, slavish, and destructive of the good and happiness of mankind.
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    The aim is too precise for mass production. Maybe with a carefully placed funnel...
    "Simple minds discuss people, Average minds discuss things, and Great minds discuss ideas".

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    Even though we had horses and such, my younger brother did not really believe that milk came from cows until he was about five and I (then seven) milked straight into his mouth held open and him held down by my equally sadistic cousins.

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