Annoyed at the lack of detail, the officer

barked, "Yes, what?" Instantly the machine

replied, "Yes, sir!"

barked, "Yes, what?" Instantly the machine

replied, "Yes, sir!"

And I think there's a big chance that you'll agree

"I'll take my chances", he said.

Because the probability of there being *two* bombs on an airplane is nearly zero.

Probability theory is probably the least understood area by the general population (except for certain gamblers). As a simple example, consider the History Professor friend of mine who was scared of flying and asked me one day: "What is the probability that there will be a bomb on an airplane?" I re...

Blonde: But there's no 1 in 5000000. Only a five and six zeros.

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