Last updated 5/24/2021 at 8:34am
A friend of mine named his son “Six and Seven-Eighths.”
“How in the world did you come up with that?” I asked.
He said he and his wife were unable to decide on a name for their newborn boy, so he put scraps of paper with potential names into a hat. When he pulled out the hat size, he decided to go with that for the boy’s name.
I was reminded of my friend when the CDC and Dr. Fauci came up with their 6-feet mandate for social distancing (recently revised to 3-feet for schools). Given the science involved in reaching these decisions, I think it’s quite possible they used the sa...