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What about Pineapples?

Employee #1: Alright, so I could say, ‘One thousand, one hundred twenty-five — the average number of apples on a tree.’
Employee #2: Hey, wait, no — that’s not right. It’s too many.
Employee #1: Well, can you prove it? You would have to count every apple on every tree in the world.
Employee #2: No, I’d just count out of a hundred apple trees and get an average from that.
Employee #1: But that’d be an incomplete average, and I said ‘every tree,’ so you’d have to count, like, pine trees and…
Employee #2: There are no apples on pine trees!

Mapleview Drive
Barrie, Ontario

Overheard by: fellow bewildered worker-bee