Last night I went down the pub with my friend P. He’d offered to buy me a pint or three, and one does not look a gift-beer in the mouth, especially when one hasn’t been out for a while and is broke. He’s one of those people that drives home for me some very simple life lessons, ideals, etc. I won’t explain why, because that would involve a decade of stories that...
After that last cigarette...
From Access to Health by R. J. Donatelle and L. G. Davis, 2000, page 288 After that last cigarette… 20 minutes blood pressure and pulse rate drop to normal body temperature of hands and feet increases to normal 8 hours carbon monoxide level in blood drops to normal oxygen level in blood increases to normal 24 hours chance of heart attack decreases 48 hours nerve endings start...
My quadratic equations gave me a headache
My quadratic equations gave me a headache, The polynomials hurt so bad, Especially when the brackets, Those little math packets, Poke me in the eye.
One of these days I should count exactly how many cups of tea I drink per day. So far, all I’ve got is the extremely precise mathematical number of “a lot”. I remember learning, as a child, that there actually are quasi-accepted numeric equivalents for terms like “a few”, “many”, and “some”. I think “a few” is supposed to be...