And now for something new and entirely different — lottery tickets

Posted on Nov 20, 2008 by in Letters

Gaily dancing through the daffodils and picking off the petals we felt like doing something crazy, so we went out and bought some lottery tickets.  We never buy lottery tickets in real life.  As they say, you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you have tickets or not.  When we used to be an ingenero de sistemas computadoras in Mexico the programadores used to rope us into sharing a ticket with them.  The manager, a prince of a guy, and a Stanford man, called the lottery la impuesta idiota.  Or, the idiot's income tax.  These lottery tickets we just bought may have the same chances but sometimes we just break out and do something crazy.  We blame it on our evil twin Karnak.  

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