Random trivia--they were invented by Dr. Lillian Gilbreth, the mother of the family from Cheaper by the Dozen (the original of which is based on a real family, for those who didn't know). She and her husband were efficiency experts.
Originally Posted by Paul Beardsley
As to falling in--I don't always turn on the lights if I go to use the bathroom at night. Since I live with Graham, who doesn't put the seat down, I check first, but it did take some time for me to get used to that.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
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