Dave Brooks' day

Larry Colen lrc at red4est.com
Thu Oct 1 00:12:58 EDT 2009

Last year I had thanksgiving with a friend I used to date. She is
exactly a year younger than me. At that thanksgiving dinner, out of 12
people, 4 of us were born on Sept. 6th.

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 09:00:49AM +0200, AlunFoto wrote:
> 2009/9/30 John Francis <johnf at panix.com>:
> > Our maths teacher sprung this one on us in the 5th form
> > (ob.us - around 11th grade).  He asked us to estimate the
> > probability that two people in our class of around 30
> > shared the same birthday.  He chose a few people to guess,
> > before he revealed the answer.  I was one of the two top
> > maths performers in the class, so he saved me until last.
> > My guess?  100% !    That surprised him somewhat, until I
> > pointed out that we had two sets of twins in the class ...
> Lol!
> I have a relative who likes to travel Europe by charter bus. He takes
> a kick out of betting with some poor bloke on whether two people in
> the bus have the same birthdays, before grabbing the guide microphone,
> announce his intents and ask people to reveal their birthdays. So far
> he's only lost the bet once; I think the total score is 5:1 in his
> favour.
> Jostein
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