Our Worst Critics Prefer to StayEspecially in light of today's QOTD, the Times never said it better.
1 I'm not a big fan of the Levitt/Dubner book Freakonomics (too cute; too many errors), but Stephen Dubner's math problem is both cute and correct:
A bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1.00 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?(via Instapundit)
Hint: the answer is not B.