my senior moments
aren’t as bad as I thought they were!
When the famously distracted Hungarian mathematician Paul Erdős met a colleague at a conference, Erdos asked the other man where he was from. “Vancouver,” he replied, “Oh, then you must know my good friend Elliot Mendelson,” Erdős remarked. His colleague gave him a funny look. “I am your good friend Elliot Mendelson!”
- Tom Friedman, 1,000 unforgettable Senior Moments