August 05, 2004

Buffalo theory of drinking beer

Because I keep mentioning it and Harvey keeps asking about it.
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A herd of buffalo can move only as fast as the slowest buffalo. When the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and the weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular culling of the weakest members.

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In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Excessive intake of alcohol, we all know, kills brain cells, but naturally it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first.

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In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. That's why you always feel smarter after a few beers.

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Posted by Physics Geek at August 5, 2004 05:57 PM StumbleUpon Toolbar Stumble It!
Comments

And my employer says I shouldn't come to work drunk... if he only knew!

Posted by: Temujin at August 9, 2004 01:05 AM

Nicely done. This theory is one I like to use, only I just say, "I'm culling out the weak cells." Like yours much better!

Posted by: That 1 Guy at August 9, 2004 10:17 PM

Time to resurrect my post about why beer should be served at work...

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