I love how many people around me seems to treat logic:

the sun does not wear a hat.
fish do not wear hats.
the sun is a fish.

It checks out :)

@sotolf Erasmus Montanus.

"Mor Nille kan ikke fly, og det kan heller ikke en sten. Ergo er mor Nille en sten."

@binyamin @mumblingdrunkard masel tov (I Think, I don't even really know what it means, but it's close to the only Hebrew I know :p)

@sotolf The fallacy here is that "fish do not wear hats" is a generalization which is impossible to thoroughly test. I.e., you can never be certain that you have examined all fish.

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