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Re: [Rollei] Re: Short People, Watches and Pinky Rings

At 02:36 PM 5/30/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message dated 5/30/2003 11:51:55 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
>rhuber   writes:
> >
> > At 08:51 PM 5/29/2003 -0400, you wrote:
> > >Austin:
> > >
> > >Thanks.  At the risk of triggering still another PC reaction, it's my
> > >observation (from limited samples, of course), that the shorter the male,
> > >the more likely he is to have the pinky rings and the 
> diamond-encrusted watch.
> > >
> > >G King
> >
> > I just have a cheap watch, but my stainless steel pinky ring was given to
> > me in college upon graduating from engineering school.  An ethical 
> reminder
> > to not build bridges that collapse and other such
> > annoyances. I happen to
> > be 6'2" tall. :)
>That's great, but it does not in any way refute my observation.  Since 
>you're an engineer you surely know about atypical samples. Now, if you 
>carefully observe the next 100 or so pinky rings you see on males, and 
>estimate the heights of those wearing them, and find that the 
>preponderance of those observed are indeed above average height, then you 
>will have my attention.
>G. King

I wasn't trying to refute it, just give you more datum. I after all don't 
wear a diamond encrusted watch ($60 Cosco special) or an ostentatious pinky 
ring($5 stainless steel). I think your observations are probably spot on...  :)

Rick H.