[Melbourne-pm] [OT] Meeting intervals

Benji Wakely benji at arsimagica.net
Tue Jan 12 19:26:46 PST 2010

>As an aside - does anyone else frequently mis-parse declarations like 
>"every second wednesday of the month"?
>I mean, if I spread out my cutlery draw's contents into a long line of 
>forks, spoons and knives, and said to someone "take every second spoon 
>from the draw", I'd assume they'd pick up half the spoons there, rather 
>than just the second one in the line.

Key difference between the two is that your cutlery drawer is a finite set.
...At least, I hope so.


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