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Topic: Probability and the Cosmopolitan Elk
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Probability and the Cosmopolitan Elk
Posted: Jun 14, 1996 10:06 AM
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Folks,
There must be a finite (if vanishingly-small) chance of my
wandering down to my local pub or bar, and coming upon an elk
that can ski, play the piano and speak--in four languages. Any
guesses at how to calculate these odds?

(Aw, c'mon, let's try our hand at some levity! 8-)

Thanx&regards,
Toyin.

Madness is not quietly believing you're Napoleon;
it is demonstrating it, slipping your hand inside
your jacket and striking a military pose...
-- Paul Theroux, 'Saint Jack'





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