I Just Don’t Get It

So here’s the thing…as it turns out, there’s a lot I just don’t get.

And here I thought one of the perks of getting older is that wisdom piles on you like a football player under a group tackle. Seems you simply know stuff; it comes with the territory. But apparently that’s not how it works because I’m 62 and still often baffled.

Denver Broncos v Kansas City Chiefs

For instance, I don’t get it when someone says, “I know that road like the back of my hand. Obviously that person is referring to a familiarity with the road. But I ask you, how well do you really know the back of your hand? I, for one, couldn’t pick mine out of a lineup.

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Just looks like an old hand to me

Why are razor blades pricey? They’re like buying gold. What’s the justification? Is stainless steel in short supply? I imagine people frequently steal them. Here’s a thought: lower the price to let’s say, the cost of silver, and they might not get nabbed as often.

razor

The most expensive razor: $200 with sapphire blades

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