Good Lottery Numbers

The lottery is a tax on stupidity, since the expected value of a ticket is so low. So I don't imagine many readers of this blog buy lottery tickets.

But if you are betting, may I suggest these numbers: 84, 60, 53, 51, 43, 36 and 32.

Those would be Bush's poll ratings around the time of each State of the Union address.

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4 Responses to Good Lottery Numbers

  1. paperwight says:

    I prefer to think of the lottery as a tax on hope, given that lottery ticket purchases tend to concentrate in poor and working class neighborhoods.

  2. Sue Ann says:

    Lotto numbers in FL do not go that high.

    It would have to be Power Ball to have numbers in that range.

  3. rory_and_me says:

    Did anyone actually watch Bush? I sort of vaguely watched him miming on mute out of the corner of my eye for 3 seconds. The idea of listening to that Bushian drawl dishing the usual BS was too much to stomach.

  4. Joe says:

    I don’t think lotteries anywhere on this planet include 84 as a possible number. I quit smoking cigarettes in 1978 when cigarettes cost 65 cents a pack, and I drink only an occasional beer. Therefore, I can buy an occasional lottery ticket without stress. However, I do have a bad book habit (thank god for public libraries).

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