Dave Brooks' day

John Sessoms jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com
Thu Oct 1 14:24:29 EDT 2009


From: Larry Colen
> 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 ...

In my life time, I have met several persons with my name, including one 
who had my exact first, middle and last name.

But I have never met anyone who shared the same birthday.




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