October 24, 2014
Interview with Laura Lee, author of the book The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation: 101 Things that Annoy, Bother, Chafe, Disturb, Enervate, Frustrate, Grate, Harass, Irk, Jar, Mife, Nettle, ... Trouble, Upset, Vex, Worry and X,Y Z You!
Life is full of little aggravations. Some of them have interesting explanations. For example, when toast falls on the floor, why does it always land butter side down?
It really does do that, and it’s not because the top is heavier or anything like that. It has to do with the height of tables.