In modern culture the iconic nerd talks, acts and looks like a Neanderthal with glasses, like Flug here. But many nerds actually bathe once in awhile and know how to dress themselves. Quite well in fact. They even know how to tie their own shoelaces, when they think it’s worth bothering about. And many of them are real lookers.
The thrill of beating the odds and everyone else. The challenge of surpassing our best. It’s all in the game, and all addictive. So much so, some of us make life into a game. Why in heavens not, when the gods make sport of us?
Fire and rain do it. So do cobras, kettles, whirlpools and penises. They all spit. And spit spits too, when you spit on fire. Spit’s everywhere. It’s as common as dirt.
With over 7 billion people in the world, we produce over 7 billion liters of mucus a day. That’s 2555 billion liters a year. Enough to fill how many lakes of slime?