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Occam's Tweezers

Logic tools for the new millenium
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Occam might have kept his tonsure trim with a razor, but plucking and waxing are the names of the games now. When's the last time anyone used a cutthroat for goodness sake?

Tweezers are more feminine; single stroked for microscopic pedantry and so much better for fuzzy logic.

For more forceful intellectual requirements - "can't see the wood for the trees"? Wax them all!

james_what, Apr 24 2008

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       Does Occam's bikini wax strip all pretense leaving only the naked truth?
Noexit, Apr 24 2008
  

       Occam's nose-hair trimmer ?
8th of 7, Apr 24 2008
  

       Lady Occam's Leg-Hair Removal System ?
"To Arbitrate... Defoliate!!!"
FlyingToaster, Apr 24 2008
  

       Didn't someone make this joke before?
DrCurry, Apr 24 2008
  

       Great behinds stink alike ?
FlyingToaster, Apr 24 2008
  

       "What's that screaming all about?"   

       "Occam's Epilady."
normzone, Apr 24 2008
  

       not an idea. please remove.
Voice, Apr 25 2008
  

       So, exactly what does this mean? Apply little common senses to small arguments and minute, everyday conundra?
qt75rx1, Apr 25 2008
  

       <pedant>Occam's razor is not really a logic tool. It's just a rule of thumb, useful in some situations but counter-productive in others.</pedant>
pertinax, Apr 25 2008
  

       The modern version would be Occam's Razr, Shirley.
marklar, Apr 25 2008
  

       [Voice] I beg to differ. This is an extrapolation and conjoining of disparate concepts, modernising and extending at the same time. As does the hullaballoon for example, with balloon and conveyor belt.
james_what, Apr 26 2008
  

       //extrapolation and conjoining of disparate concepts, modernising and extending at the same time//
Where's Occam when you need him?
Amos Kito, Apr 26 2008
  

       Nonsense. That was 87% succinct, as tested on my occameter.
james_what, Apr 27 2008
  


 

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