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November 29, 2020

First-World Problems...Part Tiga Puluh Lima

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What is the the world coming to when one can't even count on the structural integrity of a tea bag. This is not a complicated industrial machine; it's a damned permeable pouch with some very lightweight stuff inside. Yet the vast resources of the western world cannot design and manufacture a teabag that doesn't have a failure rate of less than a few percent!

This is quite simply unacceptable. Imagine other things in your daily life if they failed at that rate! Condoms, tires, surgical stitches, elevator cables, penicillin...where would we be if that were the case.

There ought to be a law!


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