I still chuckle when I think of the old joke about the teacher who asked her class to name the three greatest inventions of mankind. They named the wheel, the combustion engine, and then a young boy called out, "The Thermos!"
The teacher was taken aback. "The Thermos? Why?"
The boy responded, "Because, when you put hot stuff in it, it keeps it hot, and when you put cold stuff in it, it keeps it cold. It's a great invention because it KNOWS."
In the random way thinking works, I thought of that joke during one of the times George Pransky was speaking at the...