Tim asked me how long I thought something he was waiting for would take today. My reply was “54 nanofortnights,” which sounded a lot wittier before I ran the math and found out I had just specified 0.06 seconds. Oops. Then we learned that I can’t round, since 0.0653184 is typically rounded to 0.07 seconds. Yikes. Look what this “new math” has wrought upon us…

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