Friday, November 02, 2007


One of the first single women to spend a winter in Antarctica was asked about being in a closed community with a 5 to 1 ratio of men to women. She said:
The odds are good, but the goods are odd.
A Google search suggests that is a widely used line, but I hadn't hear it before.

1 comment:

Joann said...

I tried to explain this to people when I worked at a large research university in the labs. People often don't "get" it.