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Triscuit Trivia

#1 Post by themanintheseersuckersuit » Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:10 am

So where did Triscuit get it’s name?

https://twitter.com/sageboggs/status/12 ... 70786?s=21
Suitguy is not bitter.

feels he represents the many educated and rational onlookers who believe that the hysterical denouncement of lay scepticism is both unwarranted and counter-productive

The problem, then, is that such calls do not address an opposition audience so much as they signal virtue. They talk past those who need convincing. They ignore actual facts and counterargument. And they are irreparably smug.

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#2 Post by mrkelley23 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:45 am

Thank you.

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Re: Triscuit Trivia

#3 Post by Bob Juch » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:39 am

themanintheseersuckersuit wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:10 am
So where did Triscuit get it’s name?

https://twitter.com/sageboggs/status/12 ... 70786?s=21
I believe the Triticum explanation is better.
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Re: Triscuit Trivia

#4 Post by themanintheseersuckersuit » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:29 pm

My favorite comment “made from a shock of wheat”
Suitguy is not bitter.

feels he represents the many educated and rational onlookers who believe that the hysterical denouncement of lay scepticism is both unwarranted and counter-productive

The problem, then, is that such calls do not address an opposition audience so much as they signal virtue. They talk past those who need convincing. They ignore actual facts and counterargument. And they are irreparably smug.

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