Subway Card

As some might have noticed, Subway just came out with a new Point system. Doing some quick back-of-the-napkin math:

Number of Points Item Face Value $ /point
10 1 Cookie $0.49 $0.049
15 1 Bag of Chips $0.99 $0.066
20 21 oz. Drink $1.39 $0.0695
35 Mini Sub $2.69 $0.07686
50 Regular 6″ Sub or Wrap $3.69 $0.0738
75 Regular Footlong Sub or Salad $5.89 $0.0785

I had to approximate some prices, but I just arbitrarily picked a Ham Sub since it was on all 3 of the lists (mini, 6″, 12″).

So, even taking a cheep Ham sub, it is better to save up for the footlong. Especially if you want to go all the way and get a fancy footlong!

Their old “Buy 12 get 1 free”, would have converted to 60 points for a Footlong, and 36 points for a 6″ (assuming 5 points / footlong, and 3 points / 6″). So the Footlongs got a bit more expensive, but still almost comparable to the old system.

Subway Card

As some might have noticed, Subway just came out with a new Point system. Doing some quick back-of-the-napkin math:

Number of Points Item Face Value $ /point
10 1 Cookie $0.49 $0.049
15 1 Bag of Chips $0.99 $0.066
20 21 oz. Drink $1.39 $0.0695
35 Mini Sub $2.69 $0.07686
50 Regular 6″ Sub or Wrap $3.69 $0.0738
75 Regular Footlong Sub or Salad $5.89 $0.0785

I had to approximate some prices, but I just arbitrarily picked a Ham Sub since it was on all 3 of the lists (mini, 6″, 12″).

So, even taking a cheep Ham sub, it is better to save up for the footlong. Especially if you want to go all the way and get a fancy footlong!

Their old “Buy 12 get 1 free”, would have converted to 60 points for a Footlong, and 36 points for a 6″ (assuming 5 points / footlong, and 3 points / 6″). So the Footlongs got a bit more expensive, but still almost comparable to the old system.

Gopher the Pun

There was a man who entered a local paper’s pun contest. He
sent in ten different puns, in the hope that at least one of the puns
would win. Unfortunately, no pun in ten did.

Reddit had a great link to a gopher server housing a ton of great jokes :

gopher://seanm.ca/11/stuff

Gopher the Pun

There was a man who entered a local paper’s pun contest. He
sent in ten different puns, in the hope that at least one of the puns
would win. Unfortunately, no pun in ten did.

Reddit had a great link to a gopher server housing a ton of great jokes :

gopher://seanm.ca/11/stuff

100% Swing in 4 years

100% Swing in 4 years

Great Sentences

I found some excellent sentences worth reposting:

James while John had had had had had had had had had had had a better effect on the teacher

Which when we add some punctuation :

James, while John had had “had,” had had “had had”; “had had” had had a better effect on the teacher.

Which makes perfect sense if you read it out loud 🙂

Also:

Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo

which talks about the bison whom live in the city Buffalo pushing around other bison.

and “Fish fish fish fish fish” = Fish(n) (whom) fish(n) fish(v), fish(v) fish(n) = Fish which are fished by fish, fish other fish.

Isn’t language fun?