[ExI] puzzle

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 10:57:53 UTC 2014

On Jul 17, 2014 5:48 AM, "Mirco Romanato" <painlord2k at libero.it> wrote:
> When the halfway mark is not on the glass but on some other object (a
scale?) and the half way mark in question is at the level of the full glass
we are filling.

Heh, nice.

Suppose "halfway" is Mark's nickname... full to the 'halfway mark' would be
regarded as full to him by definition. :)

With a low, wide glass filled to half volume on a level table that is then
tilted so the fluid level reaches the lower edge of the glass could now be
regarded as full because additional liquid would spill.

If a job is done poorly it is referred to as "half-assed."  If the job is
done well, should it be called "full-assed" or "no-assed"?
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